NewDay, a leading UK consumer finance provider specialising in the UK credit card market, announced today the appointment of Sir Michael Rake as Chairman, effective on 9th May 2018. Sir Malcolm Williamson, NewDay’s Chairman since 2010, will remain on the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Sir Michael Rake, FCA, FCGI, knighted in 2007, is…

Excel Collections & Enquiry Services Limited has announced the appointment of Laurence Venn as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following the retirement of David Thorpe. Venn is a highly experienced credit & collections professional. His career spans over 30 years and has held senior collections leadership positions at Lloyds Banking Group, Permanent TSB in Dublin and more…

HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has announced that Tim Parker has been appointed as the new position as Chairman of the Board. The board is responsible for overseeing the leadership and direction of HMCTS and ensuring that it effectively delivers the aims and objectives set by the Lord Chancellor, the Lord Chief Justice and…

A Cardiff-based fintech start-up has strengthened its team with the appointment a new board Director. James Snow is joining SamePage Group as a Board Director. Previously Group Sales Director at Target Group and CEO of the company’s Loan Servicing business, Snow has over 25 years of experience in the sector. With a background in B2B…

Zopa has announced a governance restructure in advance of launching its next-generation bank. The re-structure will establish separate boards for the Zopa P2P business, proposed bank (subject to banking licence approval) and Group in order to facilitate the increasing scale of the business, ensure good corporate governance and protect the interests of its customers. The…

Two new appointments have been made at iVendi. Alex Park joins as a Data Engineer, have worked previously with CAPGemini as a big data consultant on a number of high profile, secure data projects. Whilst Michael Brown has been appointed as a Data Scientist, having had previous experience for the Co-op Bank in a similar role within…

Masthaven Bank has announced the appointment of Alan Margolis as Credit and Operations Director for the short-term lending side of the business. Alan has been appointed to the newly created role as part of Masthaven’s ongoing expansion and brings over 20 years of financial services experience, particularly within the short-term lending sector. Margolis will be involved…

Citizens Advice has today announced that Sir David Varney will be stepping down as chair of the national charity. It has also announced it has welcomed Ann-Marie Harkin to its trustee board. Sir David Varney has confirmed that he will be stepping down from his role due to health reasons, but will remain in post…

Close Brothers Motor Finance has announced that it has appointed Jaco Wilsenach as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Wilsenach succeeds Liam Queegan, who has moved to Nextgear Capital. Wilsenach’s careers spans two decades across finance and tech. He began as operations manager at IT manufacturer HP in South Africa, and subsequently held positions at Barclays, Vodafone and Virgin…

Newbury Building Society has appointed Kieron Blackburn as Finance Director (FD). Blackburn joins from Ipswich Building Society where he was also Finance Director, holding the role for 10 years.He has also spent 12 years at UCB HomeLoans, a subsidiary of Nationwide Building Society, and seven years at Midland Bank. Blackburn replaces Lee Bambridge has moved…

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