Cirencester Friendly has made two appointments to support its growing presence in the income protection market.
Andy Morris and Shirley Fell have been appointed to the newly created roles of finance director and operations director.
These two new appointments coincide with the retirement of the Society’s deputy chief executive, Peter Brown after almost 15 years’ service.
Morris has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, having held senior roles including CFO and COO roles at various organisations including Leek United Building Society, Nationwide Building Society and Royal Bank of Scotland.
Fell (pictured) has almost 35 years’ experience in financial services with specialisation in operations in customer services, holding senior roles at MetLife UK, HBOS and Zurich. She is also a non-executive director for the Institute of Customer Services.
Paul Hudson, chief executive at Cirencester Friendly, said: “I am delighted to welcome Andy and Shirley to the executive team at Cirencester Friendly as finance director and operations director respectively.
“I am very confident that they will enable the Society to continue to meet its ambitious growth plans over the coming years. Andy and Shirley bring a high degree of knowledge and experience to the team and we all very much look forward to working with them.
“Their arrival coincides with the retirement of Peter Brown the deputy chief executive with whom I have worked very closely over a long number of years and I would like to take the opportunity to thank Peter for his support and assistance and to wish him all the very best in his retirement.”