The Co-op Bank announces McPherson as director of comms

Lesley McPherson has taken up the position of director of communications at The Co-operative Bank and is based in its Manchester head office.

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Lesley McPherson

McPherson joins the bank from Edinburgh City Council, and will head up the comms team; handling internal comms, media relations, public affairs and values and ethics.

Her financial services experience also stems from roles as assistant director, head of comms at the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and as comms director at Aegon UK.

McPherson said: “I’m delighted to be joining the team, and I’m looking forward to continuing the work of developing the Bank’s brand. There’s great potential in bringing the bank’s values and ethics approach to the centre of its communications strategy.”

Niall Booker, chief executive of The Co-operative Bank, added: “Lesley joins the bank at a time when our brand is on the up and I believe she is the right person to continue that momentum and really drive the message of how deeply embedded values and ethics are in our bank.”

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