Leeds Building Society appoints CFO

Jessica Bird

May 6, 2020

Andrew Conroy, CFO at Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society has appointed Andrew Conroy (pictured) to the position of chief financial officer. 

Conroy has served as the society’s interim chief financial officer since June 2019; his permanent appointment is confirmed, following final approval by the regulator.

He has held a variety of senior roles in the financial services industry, including serving as chief financial officer at a London-based specialist lending bank prior to joining Leeds Building Society.

Conroy said: “I’m delighted to be joining such an historic, well-respected and financially resilient organisation.

“Recent weeks and months have posed significant challenges across the financial services sector, but as a future-facing and secure business, we’re continuing to support our members and colleagues through this difficult period.

“I’ve had the warmest possible reception since I started as interim CFO here in June last year, and colleagues across the business have demonstrated incredible spirit, dedication and professionalism to ensure we continue to meet the needs of our members.”

Richard Fearon, chief executive officer at Leeds Building Society, said: “Andrew’s extensive experience and achievements within financial services mean that he will make an excellent contribution to our senior team.

“In the time he has been with the society as our interim CFO, he has already had a tremendously positive impact on all our teams, so I’m very pleased that we can formally confirm his appointment.”

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