Andrew Hastings Appointed to Board of Pepper Ireland

Posted 21-12-2016

Lending and Loan Servicing specialists, Pepper Finance Corporation (Ireland) DAC (“Pepper Ireland”) has appointed Andrew Hastings as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

Hastings has over 30 years' banking experience, having previously headed up Barclays Bank Ireland plc between 2011 and 2015. Prior to that he held senior roles in BNP Paribas in London, before he became CEO & Country Head of BNP Paribas Ireland in 2007. He commenced his banking career in 1985 with The Royal Bank of Scotland, where he worked in various roles for over a decade.

Hastings also sits on the boards of ESB and Elavon Financial Services DAC and is Chair of the INED Forum at the Federation of International Banks in Ireland, within the Banking & Payments Federation of Ireland. He undertakes Executive Development work with AP Partners and is a Consultant to Valuation Consulting in the UK.

He is a Chartered Banker, Chartered Director and Certified Bank Director and served as President of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland 2012/13.

Speaking about the appointment, Paul Doddrell, CEO Pepper Ireland, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Andrew Hastings to the Board of Pepper where he will bring considerable experience and valuable insights to our business.”

Established in 2012, Pepper Ireland specialises in Lending, Advisory and Loan Servicing. Its Lending division – trading as Pepper Money - offers a range of residential mortgage options in the Irish market. Pepper Asset Servicing is the trading name for the company’s Loan servicing business spanning a range of asset classes including residential mortgages, commercial mortgages, auto finance, unsecured loans and equipment finance.

Pepper Ireland currently employs more than 400 people in Shannon and Dublin, where its offices are located, and has over €18 billion of assets under management.  Pepper Ireland is part of Pepper Group, a diversified global financial services business listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:PEP). Pepper Group has offices across Australasia, Asia and Europe, with over 600,000 customers worldwide and $52.2 (€36) billion in assets under management as at 30 September 2016 – comprising $6.8 (€4.7) billion in lending assets and a servicing portfolio of $45.3 (€32.3) billion. 

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