Hargreaves Lansdown chief operating officer exits

Exit-Man-Door-Depart-Leave-700.jpgHargreaves Lansdown chief operating officer Vikki Williams has left the firm just eight months after joining.

Williams joined Hargreaves in June from Barclays, where she was managing director of shared services, and helmed the bank’s response to PPI.

In her role at Hargreaves, she sat on the board of a number of the company’s subsidiaries, including Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management.

A Hargreaves spokesman says: “Due to personal reasons, Vikki Williams has left the company. We’d like to thank her for her hard work and enthusiasm in the time she was with the company and wish her well in the future.”

The firm has yet to appoint a replacement.