Beverley Building Society appoints new Chief Financial OfficerWed 7th September 2022
Beverley Building Society has announced Christopher White as its new Chief Financial Officer, subject to regulatory approval. Christopher takes up the position at the Beverley after Janet Bedford, who previously held the position, was promoted to the role of Society Chief Executive.
Christopher, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, has significant experience in financial services and the Building Society sector. He spent seven years at PwC specialising in providing assurance services to building societies. Christopher then spent 10 years at Darlington Building Society, during which time he rose to the post of Chief Financial Officer.
Janet said: “The Board is delighted to appoint such an accomplished financial services professional with significant executive and board-level experience in the building society sector. Christopher clearly has a proven track record in helping to drive growth across commercial and operational areas, through the delivery of a proactive financial strategy and we are confident that he will play a significant part in strengthening our financial position within our East Riding heartland and nationally.
“The Beverley is a traditional building society that provides an outstanding personal service and a flexible, common-sense approach to lending, together with great value savings products and this appointment is another key step in our strategic plan to build on these impressive foundations.”
Christopher said: “I am really excited to be joining the Beverley and am looking forward to leading the Society’s Finance Department. A really important part of the Society’s next phase of development is growing its membership and mortgage book and I look forward to helping its team achieve this in line with its mutual principles and founding purpose of ‘Building Better Futures’.”