The Yorkshire appoints non-executive director

The Yorkshire has announced the appointment of Richard Davey as non-executive director.

Davey has an investment banking background and was head of investment banking at Rothschild & Sons for 10 years until his retirement in 1999.

He has extensive experience of the financial services sector having run Rothschilds Financial Services Group working with a number of high street banks and insurers.

Davey previously served as a non-executive director on the Boards of Freeserve Plc and Scottish Widows Life Assurance prior to its sale to Lloyds Bank, and was a member of the Take-Over Panel Appeals Committee in the late 1990s.

Christopher Sheridan, chairman of Yorkshire, says: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Richard as a non-executive director of the society. His wealth of experience in the corporate finance sector as well as running large financial organisations, both in the UK and abroad, will be an asset to the board and I look forward to working with him.”