NatWest and RBS appoint a new head of franchising

NatWest and The Royal Bank of Scotland have appointed a new head of Franchising for the Bank's Business and Commercial operations.

Appointed to this new role Graeme Jones will be responsible for driving new business, growing the Franchise team and penetrating new Franchise markets.

'NatWest and RBS are proud to be the leading banks for Franchising with the largest team of dedicated Franchise Managers across the country,' said Graeme Jones. 'The industry has grown by a staggering 44 per cent in the past ten years, which is a phenomenal rate of growth. I am therefore delighted to be heading up NatWest and RBS' Franchise team at a time when the industry is experiencing such prolific expansion and presenting us with new and exciting opportunities.

'We are committed to giving our customers access to quality face to face advice from somebody who understands their business and the market in which it operates. Over the coming months I will be looking to further strengthen our commitment to providing free face to face advice through the recruitment of a significant number of additional locally-based, experienced managers, to meet growing customer demand.'