Nationwide Building Society Appoints Tim Tookey and Mai Fyfield to the Board

1 June 2015

Nationwide Building Society is pleased to announce the appointment of two Non-Executive Directors.

Tim Tookey will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board Risk Committee and Mai Fyfield will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director on June 2nd.

Tim has had a long and successful career, over 29 years, in major retail financial services organisations and in professional practice. Until very recently Tim was Chief Financial Officer at Friends Life Group Ltd. Prior to joining Friends Life in 2012, he was Group Finance Director of Lloyds Banking Group between 2008 and 2012 and was appointed as Deputy Group Finance Director upon joining the bank in 2006. From 2002 to 2006, he was Finance Director of Prudential PLC’s UK business and from 1996 to 2002 he held the role of Group Finance Director at Heath Lambert Group. Tim qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG.

Mai is Group Director for Strategy and Business Development at Sky. As one of the most respected leaders in digital media in Europe, Mai will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Nationwide’s Board. Mai joined Sky in 1999 after spending eight years working as an economic adviser to companies in the UK and USA.

Nationwide’s Chairman, Geoffrey Howe, said: “I am very pleased to welcome both Tim Tookey and Mai Fyfield to the Nationwide Board. They have highly relevant experience and expertise which will be invaluable to the Society. I know they both share the Board’s commitment to putting the needs of our 15 million members at the forefront of our thinking at all times.”

About Nationwide

Nationwide is the world's largest building society as well as one of the largest savings providers and a top-three provider of mortgages in the UK. It is also a major provider of current accounts, credit cards, ISAs and personal loans. Nationwide has around 15 million customers.

Customers can manage their finances in a branch, via the mobile app, on the telephone, internet and post. The Society has around 18,000 employees. Nationwide's head office is in Swindon with administration centres based in Northampton, Bournemouth and Dunfermline. The Society also has a number of call centres across the UK.

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