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Leeds Building Society appoints Director of Business Transformation

Leeds Building Society has appointed Nick Young as its new Director of Business Transformation to further enhance member and colleague experience.

Nick has a background in commercial management and strategic change delivery. He joins the Society from Lloyds Banking Group customer products team where he was responsible for successfully delivering a number of high-profile change initiatives across the savings and personal current account businesses.

In the new role of Director of Business Transformation, Nick will be focusing on simplifying processes to drive performance improvements for members and colleagues.

Commenting on his appointment, Nick said: “Leeds Building Society is a successful independent building society with a clear and sustainable growth strategy.

“I’m looking forward to working for an organisation committed to investing in the long-term interests of the Society for the benefit of our growing membership.”

Welcoming Nick to the Society, Deputy Chief Executive Officer Richard Fearon, said: “Nick’s appointment illustrates our customer focus and he will further enhance our service to members across all channels.

“Nick has a strong track record and background in financial services and I’m sure he will have an instant impact within our commercial division, benefitting members and colleagues alike.”

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Nick Young

Leeds Building Society operates throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and has assets of £19.5bn at 30 June (£17.3bn at 30 June 2017). The Society’s head office has been based in the centre of Leeds since 1886.