Cheshire appoints IT and strategic change director

Amanda Jarvis

April 13, 2006

He will be responsible for the Society’s IT infrastructure as well as managing business change programmes.

Daryl, 41, joins the Cheshire from Deloitte, where he was a Principal within the technology integration team of the firm’s consulting division.  A retail financial services specialist, Daryl previously worked as a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers and prior to that was Head of Delivery Channel Development for Barclays Bank.

During the second half of 2005, Cheshire Building Society was a client of Daryl’s whilst at Deloitte and he provided consultancy advice during a number of important strategic assignments.  

Within his new role Daryl will focus on the Cheshire’s IT infrastructure, ensuring it is aligned to the Society’s operating model and delivering benefit to members.

Commenting on his appointment, Daryl said: “IT’s role within business has changed dramatically over the years and is now recognised as a major strategic driver for a successful business.  I will be charged with ensuring the Cheshire’s IT infrastructure enables the business to operate effectively in order to achieve its objectives”

Karen McCormick, CEO at Cheshire Building Society, commented: “Daryl has extensive knowledge and expertise within the financial services sector and of IT systems integration programmes, along with a fantastic understanding of the Cheshire and its requirements.  Having overseen the implementation of supporting systems and operational infrastructure, and managed large-scale business change, we feel Daryl has the credentials to help us realise our strong corporate plan for 2006 and take the Cheshire forward following our strategic restructure.”

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