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Society appoints Chief Commercial Officer

29 March 2018

Yorkshire Building Society Group has announced the appointment of David Morris as Chief Commercial Officer, subject to regulatory approval.

Mr Morris has more than 12 years’ experience in financial services and product management, most recently as Head of Product at Coventry Building Society.

He began his career at Citigroup and has also worked for private bank Arbuthnot Latham and the Commercial Bank of Qatar.

He is due to join Yorkshire Building Society in June, where he will lead the innovation, development and on-going management of the Society’s mortgages and savings products, its marketing activities and its commercial strategy.

Mike Regnier, Chief Executive of Yorkshire Building Society, said:

I am very pleased to announce David as our new Chief Commercial Officer. David’s strong track record of driving commercial performance in financial services, as well as his appreciation of the mutual sector, made him a compelling candidate for this key role.

I am confident that David’s wealth of experience and expertise in this area will be invaluable in enabling us to achieve our key strategic objectives of helping our members to realise their financial goals while delivering good long-term value to our membership and maintaining the Group’s financial strength.

 

Mr Morris said:

I’m delighted to be joining Yorkshire Building Society at such an exciting time. I’m looking forward to working with the team at Yorkshire to ensure we continue to offer members the right range of products to meet their needs, with the focus on long-term value that the mutual sector is famous for.

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