YBS appoints new Chief Strategy and Digital officer

Yorkshire Building Society Group has announced the appointment of Greg Willmott as Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, subject to regulatory approval.

Mr Willmott has 20 years’ experience in corporate strategy and planning, including senior roles at Zurich Insurance, Aviva, KPMG and Barclays.

When he joins the Society in January, Mr Willmott will be responsible for driving forward the Group’s business strategy and digital agenda.

Mike Regnier, Yorkshire Building Society’s Chief Executive, said:

It is vital we have clear leadership for the Group’s strategic and digital developments so I am delighted to announce Greg’s appointment to this newly created role. His extensive experience in strategic planning and digital financial services, combined with his firm belief in mutual values, made him a very strong candidate. I have every confidence Greg will excel in this vital role for the Society.


Mr Willmott said:

This is a very exciting time to be joining Yorkshire Building Society. I’m looking forward to working with colleagues and the senior executive team to help shape and lead strategic planning and digital propositions for this well-respected mutual.

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