Furness appoints new Non-Executive Director

13th February 2017

Furness Building Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Phillip McLelland to the Board of Directors.  Phillip is a proven commercial Finance Director with considerable mortgage and savings experience to offer the Society. 

 A qualified management accountant, he started his career in the building society sector and his full time job is currently Finance Director – Consumer Credit Division at Provident Financial, responsible for leading the Finance Function.

Colin Millar, the Society’s Chairman told us “We are extremely pleased to welcome Phillip as a Non-Executive Director to the Society’s Board.  As Finance Director for UKAR and now Provident Financial Phillip brings with him a good commercial sense and track record, with executive and board level experience across mortgages and savings and consumer finance and we look forward to working with him to drive the Society forward.

Commenting on his appointment, Phillip (pictured) said “I am looking forward to working with the Board at Furness Building Society and developing further an already financially strong, independent and mutual Society – it is after all where my career started, in the building society sector.

Phillip is based in Yorkshire and away from his professional career enjoys travel and walking, particularly in the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

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