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Tandem Bank Appoints Ben Mitchell as Director of Savings

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Tandem set to support customers with fairer, greener savings choices

Leading digital bank Tandem announces the appointment of Ben Mitchell as Director of Savings with immediate effect.

Ben joins Tandem in this newly created senior role to accelerate and amplify Tandem’s mission to build the UK’s fairer, greener digital bank, citing the bank’s mission as a primary motivation for joining. Ben is one of the first senior appointments to Tandem’s Executive Committee following Tandem’s acquisition of leading consumer lender Oplo in January this year.

Ben joins Tandem from a stellar career in the retail banking industry, having held senior positions at Leeds Building Society, National Australia Bank and Allica Bank, where he was Head of Deposits, devising and delivering the product architecture for the bank’s savings portfolio.

Ben Mitchell

Tandem has been clear on its intentions to broaden and develop its product offering across a range of consumer products to ensure a meaningful impact on society.

Tandem currently has a suite of savings products across fixed rate and instant access, several of which sit at the top of the Best Buy tables. Ben will lead the division as it starts new savings operations in Durham, due to open in April, which will see the in-housing of all operations in the savings business.

Commenting on his appointment, Ben said:

“I am delighted to be joining Tandem at this exciting time as we accelerate ambitions to build a bank focused on helping customers make fairer and greener financial choices. With net zero targets becoming increasingly present in customers’ minds and purchasing behaviours, we have a powerful part to play in helping customers do their bit for the planet when it comes to greener financial choices for their savings needs.

“And in-housing our savings operations activity in Durham is an important step to ensuring we continue to offer our customers not only market leading products, but also market beating service excellence.”