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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? – C.Hoare & Co.

Editorial Staff

16 August 2022

C. Hoare & Co.
, the UK privately owned bank, has appointed Giles Andrews OBE, a fintech specialist, as an independent non-executive director.

Andrews brings experience in financial technology, lending and investment to the firm, the bank said in a statement.

In 2004, he co-founded Zopa, the world’s first online peer-to-peer lending business, where he served as CEO from 2007 to 2015 and chairman from 2015 to 2019; he remains an active board member, the firm added.

He is also a non-executive director of Bank of Ireland Group and chairs carwow, a European online marketplace for buying new cars and helping consumers sell their current car.

In 2015, C.Hoare & Co. announced that Andrews had received an OBE for services to financial services. His appointment was welcomed by the bank’s chairman, Lord Macpherson of Earl’s Court GCB, who said: ‘He is a great addition to the board. His experience as an entrepreneur and in fintech and banking will be invaluable.’