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Metro Bank plc appoints new non-executive director

18th September 2018

Metro Bank plc today announces the appointment of Catherine Brown as an independent Non-Executive Director.

Catherine holds various Non-Executive roles including: Non-Executive Board Member at the Cabinet Office, Non-Executive Director of FNZ (UK) Limited and Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Additive Flow Limited and The Plastic Economy Limited. She is a Trustee of Cancer Research UK, one of the UK’s largest charities. Catherine has extensive experience in organisational transformation in financial services and a wide range of experience in leadership and operations. Her previous appointments include: Group Strategy Director at Lloyds Banking Group, Executive Director of Human Resources at the Bank of England and Chief Operating Officer at Apax Partners.

Catherine will join the Board on 1 October 2018. Her appointment brings the number of Directors on the Board to twelve, including nine independent Directors.

Commenting on the appointment, Vernon Hill, Metro Bank Chairman and Founder said: “We’re delighted Catherine has decided to join the banking revolution. Her extensive financial services experience combined with a proven ability to translate strategy into action make her a welcome addition to Metro Bank. I’m looking forward to working with her and know she’ll strengthen an already robust Board.”               

Catherine Brown added: “As a fast growing company disrupting the status quo in UK banking, Metro Bank allows me to combine my passion for putting customers at the heart of the business  with my experience in strategy and organisational change. I’m very much looking forward to joining the Board and helping to navigate the Bank through the next stage of  its remarkable journey.”