The board of Teachers Building Society has announced the appointment of Jo McLean as Head of People and Culture, effective from 1 April 2021.
Jo, who has worked for the mutual for eight years and previously held the role of HR manager, will be part of the Society’s executive committee, bringing People and Culture representation to the mutual’s leadership team for the first time. Jo will actively drive forward the Society’s people strategy, a key part of the Society’s future plans.
The appointment is a recognition of the value the leadership places on its colleagues, who have been instrumental in the Society’s positive operational response and financial resilience throughout the Covid-19 crisis.
Simon Beresford, Chief Executive of Teachers Building Society, said:
“The determination and resilience of our colleagues throughout the coronavirus crisis has been critical in allowing us to welcome new customers and serve loyal members in a challenging economic climate. Jo’s insight and counsel has been instrumental in launching new policies and initiatives that keep our colleagues safe and supported during this time and her promotion will ensure that our colleagues are represented internally at the very highest level going forward.”