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Together hires Harrods Bank boss as retail chief executive

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Together has appointed former Harrods Bank chief executive Peter Ball, as chief executive of its retail division.

Before joining Harrods Bank, Ball (pictured) was Virgin Money Group product and commercial director.

Together chairman Mike McTighe says: “We are delighted to have Peter on board. His wealth of experience in the financial services industry perfectly complements the skills and expertise we have built up within our core retail division.”

Ball says: “The business has a great energy and a really positive business culture, with its colleagues and customers at its core, and I’m very excited to be joining Together at this time, as it continues to reshape what we think of as traditional financial services.”

Together’s current loan book is more than £1.7bn, with total new lending for the year ended 31 March 2016 at £971m.

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