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Collins joins Leek Building Society from Dudley

Leek United Building Society has appointed Chris Collins to the newly created role of  head of customer operations.

Collins joins from Dudley Building Society where he was head of operations.

Prior to that, he spent 25 years with the Coventry, where he was head of business operations.

Collins says: “One of the great challenges is to absorb and embrace constantly-changing technology while still maintaining the traditional values on which the Society’s reputation has been built.”

“Leek United’s values are very close to my own, and I look forward to working with the team who share my own passion and belief in delivering the very best customer service.”


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