Charles Haresnape (pictured) has been appointed chief executive of Gatehouse Bank.
Haresnape is taking over from Fahed Faisal Boodai who has acted as chief executive over the past year.
Charles formerly spent six years as group managing director of mortgages at Aldermore, and over his career has worked at a number of senior lending roles, including at RBS and Natwest.
Haresnape commented: “It’s an exciting time to join Gatehouse and lead the bank through its next stage of growth.
“I look forward to working together with Fahed, the management team and many other colleagues to achieve this.”
Fahed Boodai, chairman of Gatehouse Financial Group, added: “I am delighted to see someone of Charles’s calibre joining us to lead the firm.
“He will be pivotal in leading Gatehouse during the next stage of its strategy, and I look forward to working alongside him in achieving our ambitions for the firm, our clients and our shareholders.”