Key appointments at OneSavings Bank

Key appointments at OneSavings Bank


April Talintyre has been appointed to the board of OneSavings Bank plc as finance director.

She previously worked for Goldman Sachs International for over 16 years, most recently as an executive director in the Rothesay Life pensions insurance business and prior to that as an executive director in the controllers division in London and New York.

In addition, Jens Bech has been appointed chief risk officer and joins OneSavings Bank from the Asset Protection Agency (APA), an executive arm of HM Treasury, where he held the position of chief risk officer.

Prior to the APA, he spent nearly 10 years at management consultancy Oliver Wyman where he advised a global portfolio of financial services firms and supervisors on strategy and risk management.

David Jervis has been appointed operations director. He joined OneSavings Bank following a 21-year career at Norwich and Peterborough Building Society where his last role was as operations director.

Meanwhile, John Eastgate has joined the bank as its sales and marketing director, a role he has formerly performed at the Saffron Building Society.

“We have now completed the recruitment programme to replace interim positions with permanent executives; these appointments reflect the significant confidence we have in the business and our opportunity to build a truly connected banking business based on our mutual roots,” said Andy Golding, OneSavings Bank plc’s chief executive.

“We are making strong progress with our strategy of providing value for money for our members and customers through the Kent Reliance brand and continue to explore opportunities to expand our offering both internally and through external acquisitions.”