Wimborne-based Teachers Building Society has appointed Simon Beresford as Chief Executive.
Simon Beresford joins from BlackRock taking over from Dean Fensome, Finance Director, who has been Interim Chief Executive since October following the departure of James Bawa, now Chief Executive of Monmouthshire Building Society.
Recently Managing Director in the BlackRock Retail business, he previously held senior positions at Nationwide, including Branch Network Director, Managing Director of Personal Loans and Head of Mortgage Administration. He says, “It is a privilege to be appointed to the role of Chief Executive at Teachers Building Society. I believe the Society is very well placed to thrive and grow by helping more teachers to own their homes. We offer a distinctive mix of deep sector expertise and a track record of personal service; delivered by a team who are passionate about their customers.”
Teachers Building Society provides mortgages to residents of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire as well as education professionals in England and Wales and savings products to all.