Stewart Lender Services appointed Jim Davis vice chairman and executive vice president of strategy and business development.

Previously, Davis worked for Homeward Residential as executive vice president and chief government affairs officer.

"With more than 25 years of experience, Jim is a well-respected leader in the mortgage servicing industry, and will be a tremendous asset for the Stewart organization," said Matt Morris, CEO of Stewart Information Services Corporation.

He added, "Jim’s experience, vision and relationships within the mortgage industry will be integral to the expansion of our mortgage support services."