Metro Bank has announced it has appointed Andy Piggott as Director of Lending.

Piggott has over 12 years of retail banking experience and joins from TSB where he spent two years as head of personal current  accounts, before being appointed as head of cards.

Piggott will report to Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Riseborough and will be responsible for overseeing the bank’s mortgages and unsecured lending products, including loans and credit cards.

Riseborough said: “As our mortgage business continues to go from strength-to-strength, I know Andy’s strong financial services experience coupled with his ability to think outside the box, will enhance our offering still further.”