Chase Mortgage announced it promoted Peter Muriungi to the head of servicing for mortgage banking after recent leadership changes left the position open.

headshotPreviously, Muriungi served as the head of remediation, in addition to his responsibilities for portfolio optimization strategy.

Before joining Chase in 2014, Muriungi was senior vice president of special portfolio management and servicing strategies at GMAC Mortgage.

And prior GMAC Mortgage, Muriungi was senior vice president of strategy and analytics at EMC Mortgage Corporation.

At the end of last year, Chase Mortgage named Mike Weinbach as the new CEO of mortgage banking, along with other key leadership changes.

Weinbach replaced Kevin Watters, who transitioned over to become CEO of card services.