Shawbrook Group PLC has announced the appointment of John Callender as its new chairman.
John will also chair the nomination committee and has been appointed as a member of the remuneration committee.
He has extensive financial services experience gained from both executive and non-executive positions.
John is the chairman of ANZ Bank (Europe) Limited and is senior independent director of FCE Bank PLC.
He previously served as a non-executive director at Aldermore Group PLC and Mobility Operations Group PLC.
John said: “I am delighted to be appointed chairman of Shawbrook at this exciting time for the bank.
“I look forward to working with the board and the Shawbrook management team; I’m confident we can collectively capitalise on the opportunities that lie ahead.”
John will replace Iain Cornish who steps down after three years in the position.
Steve Pateman, chief executive officer at Shawbrook Group, added: “On behalf of the Shawbrook board I’d like to thank Iain Cornish for his contribution to the business over the last few years.
“I am delighted that John has decided to join Shawbrook.
“He brings a proven track record in financial services and his appointment will help us build a bigger and better Shawbrook.
“I look forward to working closely with him throughout the next phase of Shawbrook’s journey.”
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