Directorate Change

Nottingham Building Society
28 November 2023


Nottingham Building Society Appoints
 Robin Ashton as Non-Executive Director


28 NOVEMBER 2023


Nottingham Building Society's Board is pleased to announce that Robin Ashton has been appointed to its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 December 2023.


Robin was previously Chair of the Leeds Building Society for over seven years. He brings a wealth of executive and non-executive experience to The Nottingham. He has been serving as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee at Domestic & General Group since 2019 where he has overseen a period of expansion and digital transformation.


His distinguished career also includes Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at Shawbrook Group plc between 2011 and 2020 during which he oversaw a period of sustained growth. As Chair at Leeds Building Society between 2013 and 2020 assets increased significantly at the same time as strategic investments in technology and digital services. Robin's leadership at both institutions demonstrates a track record in driving transformative change and substantial growth.


As Robin joins Nottingham Building Society, his experience will play a vital role in supporting the society's ongoing transformation journey, centred around its commitment to helping more people own their own home.  


Andrew Neden, Chair at Nottingham Building Society, said,


"We are delighted that Robin is joining us. He brings significant experience and a proven track record which will be extremely valuable to our Board. We look forward to the positive impact he will have on our organisation."


Commenting on his new position, Robin Ashton said:


"This is an exciting time for The Nottingham, as it delivers a transformation strategy designed to better serve the needs of today's borrowers and savers. The Society has a rich heritage and a strong foundation to grow. I look forward to working with Andrew, CEO Sue Hayes and the team to help deliver their vision of ensuring home ownership is achievable for today's borrowers."




About The Nottingham


Nottingham Building Society is a modern, mutual financial services organisation with a long and proud history of helping its members build their savings and buy their homes. Today it does that via a network of building society branches, its broker-led mortgage business, The Nottingham for Intermediaries; and Beehive Money. For over 170 years The Nottingham has been there to support its members and that ethos remains at its heart today, guided by a purpose-driven commitment to help people own their own home whilst supporting local communities. 


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