Nottingham Building Society announces Simon Linares joined its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Nottingham – Nottingham Building Society (LON: NOTP) today announced the appointment of Simon Linares to its board as Non-Executive Director.

David Marlow, Chief Executive at The Nottingham, said: “On behalf of the board, I would like to welcome Simon. As well as serving our members, we are focused on building a Society for the future and Simon brings vast, relevant industry experience that will help us shape our future member proposition and ensure our people deliver it brilliantly. It’s an exciting time where we are launching new products and setting our sights on new demographics so we are delighted to have Simon on board to support this.”

Simon joined the Board at The Nottingham in December last year accompanying fellow non-executive directors John Edwards, Kerry Spooner, Andrew Neden, Kavita Patel and Simon Baum.

About Simon Linares

Linares brings a wealth of people and development and commercial experience spanning a range of sectors including FMCG, telecommunications and insurance. His most recent position was Group HR Director at Direct Line where he led the HR, communications, public affairs and CSR strategies and in 2018 was ranked amongst the top five most influential HR practitioners.

Prior to Direct Line, Linares headed up human resources for O2 Europe and Telefonica’s digital businesses. Prior to that, at Diageo, he held a number of global roles and led HR in various geographies and cultures including Africa, Spain and Portugal.

Simon commented: “I’m really delighted to be joining The Nottingham at such an exciting time. It’s a Society with a long and rich history but with its sights firmly set on the future and with a focus on doing the right thing for members and supporting communities. I look forward to working with the Board and leadership team to continue and build on their good work.”

About The Nottingham

The Nottingham is a top ten building society and estate agency operating online and via a network of over 60 branches across nine counties. It offers a broad range of building society services such as mortgages and savings, as well as whole-of-market mortgage advice provided by Nottingham Mortgage Services.

Founded in 1849, The Nottingham is a mutual building society owned by its members with a long and proud history of doing the right thing and helping its surrounding communities prosper.

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