Hitachi Capital UK appoints chief risk officer in Leeds

Hitachi Capital UK announced the appointment of John Shiels as its new chief risk officer. In his new role, Shiels will lead Hitachi Capital UK’s second line risk function and his responsibilities include overseeing the assessment and mitigation of risk across all business channels.

Prior to joining Hitachi, Shiels served at Interactive Investor where he oversaw all aspects of risk, compliance and financial crime.

Robert Gordon, CEO of Hitachi Capital UK, commented on Shiels’ appointment and said: “I’m delighted to welcome John as part of our senior leadership team. John’s significant experience and expertise in the financial services space will play a crucial role in challenging our approach and driving our performance.”

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