Together Financial Services Limited (“Together”), one of the UK’s leading specialist mortgage and secured loan providers, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Hooper as a Non-Executive Director of its subsidiary, Together Personal Finance Limited (“Together Personal Finance”), with effect from 2nd January 2020. It is intended that John will be appointed Chair of the Risk Committee of Together Personal Finance following Regulatory approval.
John brings over 35 years of banking, finance and risk experience to Together Personal Finance. He is currently Chairman of The Cumberland Building Society and former chair of the Society’s Risk Committee, and is also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board Risk Committee of VTB Capital Plc.
Previously, John was Chief Operating Officer of Clydesdale Bank and a Member of the National Australia Group Europe Board, together with Clydesdale Bank. He also held a number of senior executive roles at National Australia Bank (‘NAB’), including being a Member of the Group Executive Committee and CEO of nabCapital, NAB’s global wholesale banking business.
John graduated from The London School of Economics and has a Master’s degree from the University of York.
Richard Gregory OBE, Chairman of Together Personal Finance, commented: “We are delighted to welcome John to the Board of our Personal Finance business. He brings extensive banking, finance and risk experience, gained in both an executive and non-executive capacity, and will be a valuable addition to our Board.”
John Hooper, Non-Executive Director of Together Personal Finance, added: “I am really excited to be joining the Board of Together Personal Finance at such an exciting time and look forward to contributing to the continued growth of the business.”