Prior to Abbey, Wilson worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland holding key positions including director of credit risk in retail banking.
At GE Money, Wilson will be responsible for leading the risk division in continuing to develop and implement rigorous processes to ensure best practice across the GE Money Home Lending risk function.
He will take up his post with immediate effect.
Chief executive officer Colin Shave says: “The role of Risk Leader is strategically important to the continued success of our business and I am therefore delighted to announce this appointment. Ian joins GE Money Home Lending with significant experience of the UK market and his knowledge will be a great asset to our senior management team and the business.”
Wilson says: “I am delighted to be appointed to the role of CRO at GE Money Home Lending. I look forward to working with a highly experienced senior management team to ensure we maximise growth opportunities in the market.”