Appointment to Personal Finance Board.

Together Financial Services Limited

14 January 2020

Together announces new appointment to Personal Finance Board

Together Financial Services Limited ("Together"), one of the UK's leading specialist mortgage and secured loan providers, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Hooper as a Non-Executive Director of its subsidiary, Together Personal Finance Limited ("Together Personal Finance"), with effect from 2nd January 2020. It is intended that John will be appointed Chair of the Risk Committee of Together Personal Finance following Regulatory approval.

John brings over 35 years of banking, finance and risk experience to Together Personal Finance. He is currently Chairman of The Cumberland Building Society and former chair of the Society's Risk Committee, and is also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board Risk Committee of VTB Capital Plc.

Previously, John was Chief Operating Officer of Clydesdale Bank and a Member of the National Australia Group Europe Board, together with Clydesdale Bank. He also held a number of senior executive roles at National Australia Bank ('NAB'), including being a Member of the Group Executive Committee and CEO of nabCapital, NAB's global wholesale banking business.

John graduated from The London School of Economics and has a Master's degree from the University of York.

Richard Gregory OBE, Chairman of Together Personal Finance, commented: "We are delighted to welcome John to the Board of our Personal Finance business. He brings extensive banking, finance and risk experience, gained in both an executive and non-executive capacity, and will be a valuable addition to our Board."

John Hooper, Non-Executive Director of Together Personal Finance, added: "I am really excited to be joining the Board of Together Personal Finance at such an exciting time and look forward to contributing to the continued growth of the business."


For further information:
Together Financial Services
Mike Davies, Director of Corporate Affairs 07753 138 185

About Together

Established in 1974, Together has been bringing common sense to the UK specialist lending market for over 45 years. Our expertise in lending means we can look beyond mainstream lending criteria to take an individual view of customers' needs and treat each application on its own merits.

We offer a wide range of specifically designed products, including short-term finance, auction finance, residential, buy-to-let and commercial mortgages and secured loans through our established distribution network.

In 2019, we placed 52nd in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work for and were also named in the Sunday Times Top Track 250 for the fourth time, placing 111th in the league table for growth and 4th for profitability. Together is the trading name of Together Financial Services Limited, which has its registered office address at Lake View, Lakeside, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 3GW.

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