United Trust Bank makes a new Board appointment

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAUnited Trust Bank has today announced the appointment of Jonathan Ayres who joins the Bank as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Jonathan was most recently the CFO of C. Hoare & Co and previous to that was CFO of specialist fund manager Ecofin. Jonathan’s other roles have included Head of Finance at Cazenove Capital Management and equity analysis at Goldman Sachs.

Jonathan qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse where he specialised in auditing banks and fund managers. He has an MA in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Cognitive Science from the University of Birmingham.

Jonathan is currently the Chair of the BBA’s Small Banks Technical Panel and a member of the BBA’s Audit and Oversight Committee.

Commenting on Jonathan Ayre’s appointment, Graham Davin, CEO of United Trust Bank, said:

“Jonathan is a very experienced CFO with a great deal of relevant experience in our sector. I am delighted to welcome him to United Trust Bank where his appointment further strengthens our executive team as we continue to deliver strong growth.”

Jonathan Ayres commented:

“United Trust Bank is an outstanding business with a dynamic management team and a very bright future. I am delighted to be joining the Bank at an important stage in its evolution and look forward to working with Graham and the team as we continue to grow the business.”