Provident Financial has announced the appointment of Neeraj Kapur as Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Kapur will join the board and start as Chief Finance Officer on 1st April 2020.

Kapur is currently Group Chief Financial Officer at Secure Trust Bank plc. He has a strong retail banking background, including consumer finance and savings products expertise. His appointment follows a thorough process conducted by the Nomination Committee with the assistance of a leading executive search firm.

Malcolm Le May, Chief Executive Officer, Provident Financial said “I am very much looking forward to Neeraj Kapur joining Provident Financial as Chief Finance Officer. He has deep retail banking, consumer finance and savings experience and expertise, and will be an excellent addition to the senior leadership team as we continue to re-establish Provident Financial as the market leading sub-prime lender. Simon has been a great Chief Finance Officer, and on behalf of the Board I would like to thank him for everything he has achieved and wish him all the best for the future.”