PEER-TO-PEER property lender Lendy has appointed Nigel Boothroyd, the former HSBC corporate banker, as a non-executive director (NED).
Boothroyd (pictured) spent 38 years at HSBC Group and his last position was regional head of Lending & Transaction Management, Europe.
He was previously national head of corporate Banking for HSBC Bank Canada, and head of corporate banking, Home and Eastern Counties.
“Lendy is delighted to announce the appointment of Nigel Boothroyd as a non-executive director,” said Liam Brooke, chief executive of Lendy.
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“Nigel brings with him an outstanding level of experience in financial services having spent nearly 40 years at HSBC Group.
“As Lendy matures into one of Europe’s largest P2P platforms, its approach to risk is evolving and improving all the time.
“Part of that is independent oversight of how the businesses operates, and Nigel has decades of experience that he can bring to bear on advising our executive team.
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“Appointing a non-executive director of Nigel’s calibre is a sign that risk management is at the top of Lendy’s boardroom agenda.”
Boothroyd, who will chair Lendy’s risk committee, also holds an NED role at Redwood Bank.
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