Peter Hales has joined the board of Skipton Building Society as a non-executive director.
Hales was previously sales and marketing director at Norwich Union and chaired the Chartered Insurance Institute’s faculty of life and pensions.
He also sits on the board of Just Retirement and is a member of the Accenture insurance advisory board.
Hales says: “I am delighted to be joining the board of such a successful and diverse organisation during a period of exciting change for the business and the industry. I look forward to making a contribution to the continued success of Skipton.”
Skipton chairman John Rawlings says: “Peter has an outstanding track record in growing and acquiring businesses within the highly competitive financial services sector – something which matches perfectly with Skipton’s own strategy. His authority on the life and pensions market will also be extremely valuable and further strengthen the knowledge of the board.”