Lloyds TSB appoints Helen Weir group executive director, UK retail banking

Source: Lloyds TSB

The board of Lloyds TSB announced today the appointment of Helen Weir as Group Executive Director, UK Retail Banking, with immediate effect.

Ms Weir is currently Group Finance Director of Lloyds TSB having joined the group in 2004.

Eric Daniels, Lloyds TSB Group Chief Executive, said; "I am delighted to see Helen take up the leadership of the retail bank given her strong track record of delivery coupled with her experience of retail businesses. As Group Finance Director she has an in-depth understanding of the retail bank and is the obvious and natural choice to lead the division through the next phase of its development."

Sir Victor Blank, Lloyds TSB Chairman, commented; "Helen's track record as Group Finance Director and an executive director of Lloyds TSB speaks for itself. She is a hugely respected industry figure and it is natural that she should now bring her skills and considerable retail experience to our retail bank."

The board also announced that Tim Tookey, currently Deputy Group Finance Director, would assume the position of Acting Group Finance Director to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities as Helen takes charge of the retail bank.

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