Cirencester Friendly Society hires two non-exec directors

Sedgley has 30 years’ financial services experience primarily in the mutuals sector. He has been chief executive of Druids Sheffield Friendly Society and held technical and senior management roles.

In a 40 year career Maude has held several senior financial and IT positions including finance and IT director for both Zurich Insurance and LV=.

Paul Hudson, chief executive of Cirencester Friendly, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Mark and Ian to the board of Cirencester Friendly.

“Their wide-ranging and comprehensive experience in financial services will be a major asset to our business.

“We continue to strengthen our board for future challenges and these new additions to the team build upon another successful year for Cirencester Friendly.”

Sedgley said: “I am delighted to be joining an award winning and professional mutual. I hope to be able to play a part in the future success of the society and to help ensure our members continue to receive first class products and service.”

And Ian added: “I am extremely pleased to be joining the board of the Cirencester Friendly. I hope that my experience and knowledge of the insurance sector will allow me to make a valuable contribution.

“I look forward to working with the board to enhance the discussions when devising policies and plans to ensure that we continue putting the needs of our members the heart of everything we do.”

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