Ipswich Building Society has appointed Trevor Slater as finance director in its executive team and hired three other senior managers.
Slater, who was previously chief accountant at Clydesdale Bank for 10 years, has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He will be responsible for managing the accounting and financial control functions at the society, while maintaining relationships with industry regulators and auditors.
Louise Bunce joins as head of marketing and proposition from the Market Harborough Building Society, where she was head of sales and marketing for seven years. Prior to this, she worked at the Anchor Trust and the Aga Rangemaster Group as the head ofmarketing. Bunce holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Kate Ley has been appointed as head of mortgage sales and joins the Society from Norfolk Capital Group. Ley, who is CeMap qualified and has over 15 years’ experience in both mortgage broking and lending, with a wealth of experience across mortgage and loan sales alongside underwriting.
Formerly the IT manager within the society, Jim Overy has been promoted to head of IT and change. He has a strong background in IT infrastructure and his previous experience includes 12 years at Guardian News and Media and IT managerial roles at MSX International and BTS Group.
Richard Norrington, Ipswich Building Society’s chief executive officer, said: “We are pleased to welcome Trevor, Louise and Kate to Ipswich Building Society and to congratulate Jim for his promotion to head of IT & Change.
“We are strengthening our senior management team and continually reviewing our Board to ensure we have the optimum range of skills in order to run the Society efficiently, while maintaining the interests of our members.”