Paul Pester - Chief Executive Officer
Paul was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 31 January 2014. Having joined LBG in 2010 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Verde programme in 2011 through which he led the development and establishment of the new TSB within LBG. In 2013, Paul was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of TSB Bank plc and led the launch of the bank, its separation from LBG and listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Prior to this Paul spent six years as the Group Chief Executive Officer at Virgin Money and two years working at Santander UK where he led the acquisition of Bradford & Bingley and the subsequent integration of Abbey, Alliance & Leicester and Bradford & Bingley to create a single UK business. His early career was spent in management consultancy, principally at McKinsey & Company.