Nationwide Building Society Appoints Kevin Parry to the Board

23 May 2016

Nationwide Building Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Parry as Non-Executive Director.

Kevin will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director of the Society and member of the Audit Committee and Board Risk Committee on 23 May 2016. Kevin will become Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination and Governance Committee at the conclusion of the AGM on 21 July 2016 on the retirement of Roger Perkin.

Kevin has a long and successful career in the financial sector and professional practice in both Executive and Non-Executive roles. He is a Non-Executive Director of Intermediate Capital Group plc and will become Chairman on 21 July 2016. Kevin is also the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Standard Life plc and is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Daily Mail and General Trust plc.

Nationwide’s Chairman, David Roberts, said: “I am delighted to welcome Kevin Parry to the Nationwide Board. Kevin’s wealth of experience and expertise will prove invaluable to Nationwide. I know that Kevin shares the values of mutuality and is committed to delivering the very best in customer service for our 15 million members.

Roger Perkin has given Nationwide many years of valued service and advice and we wish him well for his retirement.”

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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