Paragon Banking Group announces Robert East to join its Board as Non-Executive Chairman

– UK, Solihull –  Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON: PAG) today announced the appointment of Robert East to its Board as a Non-Executive Director and Chair, effective from 1 September 2022, succeeding Fiona Clutterbuck, who will retire from the Board.

Robert East will also join the Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, and Risk & Compliance Committee.

About Robert East

Robert East has over 40 years’ experience in UK financial services, including at the board level, as CEO and Chair. During his executive career he held senior roles at Barclays. He was also CEO of Cattles, where he led the restructuring and wind down of its operations from 2010 to 2016. He has held positions as Chair of Vanquis Bank, Skipton Building Society, and Hampshire Trust Bank. He has previously served as a non-executive director on the boards of Provident Financial Group, Skipton and Hampshire Trust Bank, where he was also Chair of the Risk Committee.

Robert East said: “I am delighted to take up the role of Chair at Paragon and look forward to working with the Paragon management team as we continue to build on the successes of the Group”.

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