The Leeds Building Society has appointed Tom Fell as its new head of architecture.
Fell (pictured) has over 30 years’ experience in designing technology architecture and IT development across financial services and other sectors.
He was previously head of enterprise architecture at Lowell Financial.
The Leeds is currently improving its enterprise architecture capability, which the mutual expects will see significant improvements to everyday customer service functions.
Fell said: “I’m so thrilled to be joining the team at Leeds as it continues to invest in innovative technology as part of an ongoing transformation period.
“Leeds Building Society has a heritage to be proud of, but the people and teams here are clearly very forward-thinking too. It’s a very appealing combination, and I’m really pleased to be a part of it.”
Rob Howse, chief operating officer of Leeds Building Society, added: “Our purpose is to help people save money and have the home they want. Tom’s appointment underlines our commitment to transforming our technology so that we can improve the service we offer our members now and continue to do so into the future.
“Tom has a really impressive track record in designing innovative technology solutions, and I’m really excited about the role he will play in the continued transformation of the Society. We wish him a very warm welcome to Leeds.”