Alice Altemaire, Vice President at RCI Bank and Services, joins the board of United Trust Bank and Roger Tidyman retires after 20 successful years.

Alice Altemaire, Vice President, Accounting & Performance Control, of Groupe Renault’s global financing arm, has been appointed as a non-executive director of United Trust Bank with immediate effect.

Alice is an executive committee member of RCI Bank and Services, an ECB regulated institution with €41 billion of assets. Based in Paris, she has functional management of CFO teams in all subsidiaries and her key responsibilities include performance control, strategic and budget planning and group accounting. She also leads the innovation programme at RCI Bank and Services. Between 2012 and 2016 Alice was the CFO and Head of the deposit and savings business for RCI Bank UK. As second in command, she was instrumental in the successful launch of this new savings bank in the UK. Alice also has considerable experience of the global motor finance sector.

After 20 years with United Trust Bank, Roger Tidyman, Executive Director and board member of UTB, retired on the 30th September 2017. Roger joined UTB in October 1997 and as Managing Director has played a significant role in the successful development of UTB. Roger will remain on the board of UTB Partners, the Bank’s holding company, as a non-executive director.

Graham Davin, Chief Executive Officer of United Trust Bank, commented:

“Alice’s experience working at the highest level of an ECB regulated bank that operates globally in retail savings and motor finance means that she will bring valuable specialist knowledge to the United Trust Bank board. As we continue to grow and explore opportunities to expand into new markets, including the motor sector, the diverse blend of skills and expert knowledge on our board will ensure that we continue to benefit from wise counsel and challenge.”

Richard Murley, Chairman of United Trust Bank, commented:

“Roger Tidyman’s decades’ of experience and deep knowledge of credit and property lending will be truly missed by the staff and the board of directors. Roger has spent the last 20 years at United Trust Bank and has been instrumental in its growth and success. As a continuing director of the Bank’s holding company, Roger will be able to provide a strategic view. On behalf of the entire UTB team and the board of directors I would like to thank him for his contribution and wish him a long and fulfilling retirement.”