Metro Bank has announced the appointment of Catherine Brown as an independent non-executive director.
Catherine – who will join the board on 1st October – has experience of organisational transformation in financial services and previously served at Lloyds Banking Group, the Bank of England and Apax Partners.
She currently holds non-executive roles at the Cabinet Office, FNZ (UK) Limited and Additive Flow Limited.
Metro Bank will now have 12 directors on its board following Catherine’s appointment, including nine independent directors.
Vernon Hill, chairman and founder of Metro Bank, said: “We’re delighted Catherine has decided to join the banking revolution.
“Her extensive financial services experience combined with a proven ability to translate strategy into action make her a welcome addition to Metro Bank.
“I’m looking forward to working with her and know she’ll strengthen an already robust board.”
Catherine added: “As a fast-growing company disrupting the status quo in UK banking, Metro Bank allows me to combine my passion for putting customers at the heart of the business with my experience in strategy and organisational change.
“I’m very much looking forward to joining the board and helping to navigate the bank through the next stage of its remarkable journey.”
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