Following Nick Rossiter’s decision late last year to take early retirement on health grounds, the board has been considering the best arrangements for effective succession.
After search and evaluation, the board has appointed Lex Jones as interim ceo with effect from March 1. Lex, who joined Registy Trust from the Financial Ombudsman Service in 2017, is currently second in command.
Nick Rossiter will be on hand to support the new interim ceo until he retires in July 2019.
Announcing the successful outcome of the search, Registry Trust’s founding chairman, Malcolm Hurlston CBE, said: “Nick Rossiter has been a great servant to the Trust and latterly leader. We are appreciative of his achievements and more than pleased that he will be on hand to help Lex in the early stages of her new role.
“Registry Trust is a mission-led company which plays a unique role in national life. Through its curation of judgment information throughout the British Isles, it contributes to the clarity of all borrowing and lending, both to businesses and consumers. The national economy and millions of people a year benefit from its efficiency and dedication.
“Lex Jones is now in-line to become its fourth chief executive since 1996. She will receive every support from myself, my successor Mick McAteer – the current deputy chairman and, of course Nick Rossiter.”