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 into the newly created role of Chief Risk Officer.