Permanent TSB Group has confirmed the appointment of Robert Elliott as the next Chairman of the Group with effect from 31 March 2017. Elliott retired recently as Chairman and Senior Partner Linklaters LLP.

Jeremy Masding, Group Chief Executive of Permanent TSB, said that the Group was delighted that Mr. Elliott would be the next Chairman; “Robert is one of the outstanding lawyers of his generation and has an exceptional expertise in banking. He is also an outstanding businessman and has overseen Linklaters LLP with great success over many years. We are delighted that he will be joining the Group as Chairman and we look forward to his leadership over the coming months and years.”