Beverley Building Society has appointed Karl Elliott as its new Chief Executive Officer. Elliott joins from financial services mutual OneFamily in Brighton where he was Marketing Director, having previously worked for Harrogate based Engage Mutual for 15 years.

Brian Young, Chair of Beverley Building Society said: “This announcement concludes the board’s thorough process to recruit Karl as our new leader. His skills and experience will very much complement our executive team, which includes deputy chief executive, Janet Bedford with a background as finance director and Mark Marsden as risk director. We are ideally positioned for the challenges that lie ahead.”

“In addition to his professional background, Karl is also keenly interested in the social and economic challenges of the community and the role our society can play in supporting families across the region, something that sets us apart from many of the national institutions.”