The Leeds Building Society has announced the appointment of Andrew Conroy as its new chief financial officer (CFO).
Conroy (pictured) has served as the society’s interim CFO since June 2019, and his permanent appointment is confirmed following final approval by the FCA.
He has over 15 years’ experience in a variety of senior roles within the financial services industry, and joins Leeds Building Society after serving as CFO at a London based specialist lending bank. He has also held a number of senior roles with leading building societies in the UK.
Conroy said: “I’m delighted to be joining such an historic, well-respected and financially resilient organisation.
“Recent weeks and months have posed significant challenges across the financial services sector, but as a future-facing and secure business, we’re contining to support our members and colleagues through this difficult period.
“I’ve had the warmest possible reception since I started as Interim CFO here in June last year, and colleagues across the business have demonstrated incredible spirit, dedication and professionalism to ensure we continue to meet the needs of our members.”
Richard Fearon, CEO, added: “Andrew’s extensive experience and achievements within financial services mean that he will make an excellent contribution to our senior team.
“In the time he has been with the Society as our Interim CFO, he has already had a tremendously positive impact on all our teams, so I’m very pleased that we can formally confirm his appointment.”