The Northview Group hires Mark Arnold as CEO

Ryan Bembridge

February 27, 2018

The Northview Group has hired Mark Arnold (pictured) as group chief executive from private equity firm Centerbridge Partners.

He will join on 10 April 2018, replacing Amany Attia who is stepping down.

Arnold has previously spent 18 years with GE Capital in a variety of senior management level roles, including Six Sigma director for GE Consumer Finance UK, chief executive positions at GE Money (Portugal and Romania), Budapest Bank (Hungary), GE Global Banking Asia and Bank of Ayudhya (Thailand).

Arnold said: “I am looking forward to joining The Northview Group as group chief executive.

“Northview Group brands have built a great reputation in the specialist lending market over many years.

“The group has had a fantastic year and I am confident that my experience from around the globe will further support the ambitious growth plans that we have.

“The business is well positioned in providing mortgages to customers who are overlooked by mainstream lenders, such as the self-employed, contractors or independent workers, who are an increasing part of the UK working population.

“I am looking forward to joining the group at this exciting time and working with the team to achieve our ambitious plans.”

In January 2013 Arnold was appointed chief executive of Sberbank Europe, responsible for the growth and development of their banking business across eight Central and Eastern European markets and served in this capacity until December 2014.

He also serves on the board of directors of Banca Farmafactoring S.p.A. Italy.

Tim Breedon, eecutive chairman of The Northview Group, said: “We are looking forward to welcoming Mark Arnold as the new CEO of the Northview Group.

“Mark has extensive experience and knowledge across financial services, both here in the UK and overseas, and he will be pivotal in supporting our growth plans for the Group in the years ahead.

“Mark’s broad experience will be key to supporting our strategy of continued mortgage lending growth, which through brands like Kensington Mortgages has been supporting underserved customers for over 23 years. We look forward to welcoming Mark on board in April.”

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