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Hodge welcomes new chief finance officer

16th August 2021

Specialist lender appoints Jan Preece as chief finance officer

Hodge has announced the appointment of Jan Preece as its chief financial officer to support the Bank’s growth.

Jan previously held the role of finance director at Friends Provident International, having been a key executive member of the Friends Life/Aviva Group since 2014.

Jan has gained significant experience setting up new target operating models and implementing new business systems and is used to managing teams remotely across the world.

Hodge has a strategic focus on providing exceptional customer experience and is striving for ambitious growth into exciting new markets. Jan’s leadership pedigree and track record in successful people development and change management make her an ideal fit for Hodge.

Jan said of her appointment: “Given the exciting growth plans for Hodge, I was delighted to be successful in obtaining this role within the Group. To have the opportunity to help deliver these plans is hugely motivational in ensuring the business is successful.

“I have no doubt the growth plans for the coming years will make Hodge an exciting place to be and I am really looking forward to meeting my team and colleagues across the business.”

Speaking of the appointment, David Landen, CEO at Hodge, said: “I’m extremely excited for Jan to join us. As expected for this role, we met with several impressive candidates, but Jan’s skillset, experience and personality all made for a compelling application.

“I’m thrilled we’ve been able to attract Jan to Hodge as our new chief financial officer.”

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For more information please contact:

Kath Chadwick or Lynsey Walden at Front Door Communications on [email protected]/[email protected] and 029 20 020360 or 07703 110947.

About Hodge:

Hodge is an independently owned group based in Cardiff, offering a range of personal mortgage products, savings products to private and commercial clients, as well as lending to commercial clients nationwide.

Over 85,000 customers across the UK trust Hodge to support them because of its years of expertise and knowledge in the markets it serves. Hodge design products with customers in mind, keeping things simple and straightforward. 

The Hodge Foundation, a charity supporting the welfare, medical, academic and educational areas own 79% of Hodge.

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