The Leeds Building Society has appointed Gareth Hoskin as a non-executive director.
He joins the Society’s board with immediate effect, alongside four executive directors and eight non-executive directors, led by chairman Robin Ashton.
Hoskin (pictured) was most recently a director of Legal & General plc and CEO of its international division until his retirement in 2013. During his career, His responsibilities have included Legal & General’s banking and insurance businesses, audit, remuneration and risk.
A qualified chartered accountant, he currently serves as a non-executive director and trustee of Diabetes UK Limited and an advisor to the board of Green Park Partners Limited.
Hoskin said: “I understand the requirements of operating in a highly regulated environment and am excited to be joining Leeds Building Society’s board at a time of strong growth and investment in the future of the business.”
Ashton added: “I am delighted to welcome Gareth to the board. His experience and expertise is highly relevant to the Society.
“Gareth has more than 30 years’ experience at an executive level in professional and financial services, including 10 years with Price Waterhouse covering retail and banking markets, before two decades as a senior manager and board member at L&G, its international subsidiaries and joint ventures.”