HomeSide Lending Inc. has hired Allen Tuthill to run its subprime lending operations.
Mr. Tuthill, 37, started Monday and reports to production head Mark Johnson. He joins HomeSide from EquiCredit Corp., where he was an executive vice president in charge of the mortgage banking group.
HomeSide also promoted Robert Davis to chief information officer. Mr. Davis, 39, will oversee origination, servicing, and risk management systems.
Mr. Davis takes over from Daniel Scheuble, who has been named general manager of information technology for the United States at HomeSide's parent, National Australia Bank.