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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

POSTED: 29th June 2015
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Aldermore Group PLC announces that Robert Sharpe has been appointed as a non-executive director of the Company with effect from 29 June 2015 and will be a member of the Risk Committee and Audit Committee. He has also been appointed as a non-executive director of Aldermore Bank plc.

Robert is currently Chairman at Al Rayan Bank plc and has over 35 years’ experience in retail banking, with a strong focus on mortgage lending. He has recently returned from the Middle East where he held several non-executive directorships at banks in the UAE, Oman and Turkey. Robert was previously Chief Executive Officer at West Bromwich Building Society, a role he took to chart and implement its rescue plan. Prior to this he was Chief Executive Officer at Portman Building Society and Bank of Ireland in the UK.

Glyn Jones, Chairman of Aldermore, said: 

“Robert has had an impressive career in financial services and the experience that he brings to Aldermore can only serve to help us further grow as a listed company. I am delighted that he has chosen to join the Bank as a non-executive director and I am very much looking forward to working with Robert.

“This is an exciting time for Robert to be joining Aldermore, coming so soon after our listing on the London Stock Exchange. Robert’s expertise will be invaluable as we continue to grow the Bank's lending and deposit businesses and increasing the support we are providing to Britain’s SMEs, homeowners and savers.” 

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For further information, journalists can contact:

Andy Homer, PR Manager

Phone:            0203 553 4244

Mobile:            07931 492 722

Email:             andy.homer@aldermore.co.uk

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