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Together adds Darren Clarke as chief operating officer

Together has appointed Darren Clarke (pictured) as commercial finance chief operating officer.

 

Clarke will have responsibility for the lender’s commercial finance operational processes and infrastructure, supporting its ambitious growth strategy.

He joins Together from Redwood Bank, where he worked as director of operations from its inception in 2017.

Previously, Clarke held positions in retail banking and commercial finance during a 20-year career at HSBC before joining Santander where he led the business banking transformation, among other roles.

Marc Goldberg, commercial chief executive of Together, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Darren to Together.

“He has 30 years’ experience working for some of the leading high street lenders. His vast knowledge of risk and compliance, and his proven ability to transform working practices and improve customer journeys will be of huge benefit to our business as we continue to grow.”

Clarke added: “It’s such an exciting opportunity to join Together and to use my experiences to build on its amazing success to date.

“It’s a forward-thinking business which blends technological innovation with real human expertise, and one which puts the customer at the heart of everything they do.

“I’m really looking forward to contributing to the continued growth by helping to create a more resilient and dynamic organisation which is best placed to support British businesses as we begin the return to normality following lockdown.”

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