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New non-executive director appointed to Board

Date published: 11 September 2023

Read time: 2 minutes

Newcastle Building Society's non-executive director, Rory Campbell, stood on a balcony inside their Cobalt head office, smiling at the camera.

Rory Campbell has been appointed to the Newcastle Building Society Board as an independent non-executive director.

Rory’s career spans financial services, retail, technology, professional services, education and the third sector. He has 20 years of experience in senior roles at organisations including Lloyds Banking Group and John Lewis & Partners.

He brings his passion for our purpose and commitment to community, which sees him devote time to a number of causes. Rory is an independent member of the anti-poverty charity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation; a Visiting Fellow of Nottingham Business School; an Independent Chair of Trustees of Ignite Consulting Trustee Ltd; and a Fellow of The Royal Society of the Arts (RSA).

As part of his role as non-executive director, he will help inform our strategy for future growth, through his expertise in leadership coaching and strategic communications.

Commenting on his appointment Rory said: “I’m thrilled to join the Board at Newcastle Building Society, an organisation which epitomises how wonderful and commercially successful a purpose-driven business can be. Our purpose of connecting communities with a better financial future is one that feels highly relevant to the needs of the world today, and I look forward to working more closely with the senior team to shape our Society’s future for members and colleagues.”

Download the press release (PDF, 634kB).

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