Specialist lender Together has announced that John Lowe will be joining its senior management team as Group Finance Director.

Gary Beckett will take on the new role of Group Managing Director and Chief Treasury Officer, following a short transition period.

Lowe was previously Finance Director at Coventry Building Society. An Oxford University graduate, who qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, John has more than 15 years’ experience in financial services, across a broad range of businesses. John is also vice chairman of the Coventry Independent Advice Service, a charity which offers free advice on subjects such as debt and housing to people living in the Midlands city.

Mike McTighe, group chairman at Together, said “We are delighted to welcome John to the group and to congratulate Gary on his new role. This announcement reflects the group’s continued strong progress and our ongoing investment in building an enhanced platform to support our future growth ambitions.”