Andrea Blance, Senior Independent Director of Vanquis Banking Group, has informed the Board of her decision to step down after serving over two terms as Senior Independent Director. She will step down on 1 February and Angela Knight, Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Risk Committee, will become the new Senior Independent Director of Vanquis Banking Group plc and, subject to regulatory approval, Vanquis Bank Limited.


Sir Peter Estlin commented:

“I would like to thank Andrea, who has been an invaluable steward to the Group, for her wise counsel and advice to me, and to the Board. Angela is a highly experienced Non-Executive Director, and I look forward to working with her in her new role."



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