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Leeds appoints new Head of IT Security

Barry Glenn has joined Leeds Building Society as its new Head of IT Security.

His previous role was at Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank, where he was information security lead technology consultant.

Barry has over 30 years’ experience in the industry, including 20 years with the US Navy in IT followed by 11 years as a contractor between Perot Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation and Booz Allen Hamilton.

The key focus of Barry’s new role is to deliver the Society’s strategic and operational security activities and direct the work of the mutual’s technology-focused analysts, engineers and administrators to support this. 

“I bring many years of technical and management experience combined with a desire to learn new things,” said Barry.

“I have extensive experience with multiple Information Security frameworks, control implementation and risk mitigation.

“I am looking forward to working with such a talented group of professionals to further enhance the Society’s cyber security position.”

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Barry Glenn

Barry Glenn

Please see attached a photograph of Barry Glenn.

Leeds Building Society has 65 branches throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and assets of £14.9bn (at 30th June 2016). The Society has operated from the centre of Leeds since 1886.