The trade association for the UK banking and financial services sector, UK Finance, has announced the appointment of David Postings as its new Chief Executive Officer.
The decision to appoint David has been made with the unanimous support of the Board of UK Finance. This follows a rigorous recruitment process, led by Sapphire Partners and UK Finance’s nominations committee.
Commenting on the appointment, David Postings said: “I am pleased to be taking on this role at UK Finance at such an important time for the industry. The sector’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the vital role that finance must play in supporting consumers and businesses through this difficult economic situation. I am looking forward to working with members and colleagues to continue UK Finance’s commitment to building an even more customer-focused and innovative sector for the benefit of the UK economy as a whole.”
UK Finance Executive Chair, Bob Wigley, said: “I am delighted to announce David Postings appointment as UK Finance’s new Chief Executive. He will bring wide and deep experience of our sector and crucially at this time, a real understanding of the vital role our members play in supporting SMEs and consumers across the UK. I look forward to working with David in his new role and continuing to develop UK Finance as a world class representative organisation that delivers both for our members and their customers.”
David Postings will be joining UK Finance on 1st January, 2021. Bob Wigley will continue as the Executive Chair of UK Finance until David takes up his role as CEO.