BSA elects a new Deputy Chairman
Dick Jenkins, Chief Executive of Bath Building Society, has been elected Deputy Chairman of the Building Societies Association.
He will take up this post immediately, becoming Chairman in November 2015 when David Cutter - current Chairman and Group Chief Executive of Skipton Building Society - steps down.
Commenting on his election, Dick Jenkins said:
“I am a huge fan of the Building Societies Association, so I am delighted that I have the opportunity to be Deputy Chairman, and Chairman later in the year. Building societies are not into glitz or gimmicks – but we are into personable service, a flexible approach, innovative products and going the extra mile for our members.
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