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Ipswich Building Society announces changes to its Senior Management Team

23 Mar 2018

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Added: 23 March 2018

Ipswich Building Society announces changes to its Senior Management Team
Trevor Slater appointed Finance Director and new Heads of Marketing, Mortgage Sales and IT & Change

Ipswich Building Society has appointed Trevor Slater, an experienced financial services professional, as the new Finance Director in its Executive Team, in addition to the appointment of three other Senior Managers.

Trevor Slater, who was previously Chief Accountant at Clydesdale Bank for ten years, has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Trevor has built a wealth of expertise in technical accounting and change implementation. He takes on responsibility for managing the accounting and financial control functions at the Society, while maintaining relationships with industry regulators and auditors.

Louise Bunce joins as Head of Marketing and Proposition from the Market Harborough Building Society, where she was Head of Sales and Marketing for seven years. Prior to this, Louise worked at the Anchor Trust and the Aga Rangemaster Group as the Head of Marketing. Louise holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Kate Ley has been appointed as Head of Mortgage Sales and joins the Society from Norfolk Capital Group. Kate, who is CeMap qualified, has fifteen years experience in both mortgage broking and lending, with a wealth of experience across mortgage and loan sales alongside underwriting.

Formerly the IT Manager within the Society, Jim Overy has been promoted to Head of IT & Change. He has a strong background in IT infrastructure and his previous experience includes twelve years at Guardian News and Media and IT managerial roles at MSX International and BTS Group.

Commenting on the new Management Team structure, Ipswich Building Society’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Norrington said: “We are pleased to welcome Trevor, Louise and Kate to Ipswich Building Society and to congratulate Jim for his promotion to Head of Change. We are strengthening our Senior Management Team and continually reviewing our Board to ensure we have the optimum
range of skills in order to run the Society efficiently, while maintaining the interests of our members.”

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