Saffron Building Society appoints chief commercial officer

Jessica Bird

May 11, 2020

John Penberthy-Smith Saffron Building Society

Saffron Building Society has appointed John Penberthy-Smith (pictured) as chief commercial officer. 

Penberthy-Smith has previously held roles at the Money Advice Service, Eircom Group, Three Mobile, Vodafone and, most recently, as customer director at Harpenden Building Society.

He said: “I’m excited to have joined Saffron Building Society during such an ambitious period, which has opened up a wealth of opportunities for innovation and further strengthening our offering.

“I’m looking forward to harnessing my team’s expertise to continue delivering our bold, transformational agenda and ensuring that our customers remain at the very heart of everything we do.”

Colin Field, CEO of Saffron Building Society, added: “We are delighted to announce that we have appointed John as our new CCO.

“He brings with him an exceptional track record as an accomplished strategic leader, and we have every confidence that he will excel in his role.”

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