Yorkshire Building Society has announced the appointment of Mike Regnier as Chief Executive. Regnier, who joined the Society in 2014, is currently Chief Customer Officer and Executive Director. He is expected to take up the role at the UK’s second largest building society on 1 January, 2017, subject to regulatory approval. John Heaps, Yorkshire Building Society…

Lindorff has announced that Anne Louise Eberhard has been appointed Executive Vice President Debt Collection Sales. Eberhard has held senior positions at Danske Bank latest as Senior Executive VP and Global Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking. Lindorff CEO Klaus-Anders Nysteen said “With the appointment of Anne Louise Eberhard we strengthen our Executive Team at…

GBG have announced the appointment of Chris Clark as its new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Richard Law who is retiring from the Board after 14 years as CEO. It is anticipated that Chris will join GBG on 1 April 2017. Chris Clark is a highly experienced, successful and well-regarded business leader who, since early 2012, has gained…

Target Group has today announced the appointment of Jeremy Edwards as the company’s Chief Client Officer (CCO). Having held senior leadership positions at Accenture, Firstsource Solutions and Hinduja Global Services, Jeremy brings with him a wealth of experience in financial services, business process outsourcing (BPO) and client services. The new role brings together business development, client…

South West law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has announced the appointment of a new Marketing Development Manager for its Debt Recovery team in Taunton. Emma Kitchen joins the firm having previously worked in the Energy and Financial Services industries and has a background in marketing communications, strategy and planning. Kitchen, who has extensive knowledge and experience…

Leigh Berkley, President of the Credit Services Association (CSA), has been elected to the Board and appointed Vice President of the Federation of European National Collection Associations (FENCA), an umbrella body that serves to promote and develop European best practice, standards and legislation within the European debt collection industry. This strategic re-positioning at the top…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will mark six months since the implementation of the Senior Managers’ and Certification Regime by providing feedback on implementation so far and proposing measures to further strengthen the regime. The proposed rules will reinforce the importance of individual accountability at the most senior level of organisations.  The new measures are…

81% of UK consumers feel confident about their job security, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report. The monthly barometer, which tracks both spending habits and consumer confidence, showed four-in-five consumers believe their own job security is either “excellent”, “very good” or “somewhat good” –   the highest level in the survey’s history, and a…

Callcredit has announced it’s new management team within the Group’s Marketing Solutions division. The new, seven-strong team sees specialists from across Callcredit’s Marketing Solutions division move into new roles and consists of Chris Prior who will head up the division’s retail, financial services and automotive teams; Ryan Kemp who heads the partnerships team; Gary Childs, head…

The majority (86%) of UK Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are driven to reach the top role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in their current organisation, reveals new research from leading recruitment agency Robert Half UK. The toughest competition for the hot seat comes from Marketing Directors with 23% of CFOs perceiving them as the greatest threat.…