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FOR THE USE OF JOURNALISTS ONLY

The information on this site is designed to provide journalists and commentators with the latest news from Coventry Building Society. If you're not a journalist please return to our home page.

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Latest press releases

Please note, news releases are for the use of journalists only.
 

31 January 2018 
Staff from Coventry Building Society’s Chipping Sodbury Branch raise £1860 for Alzheimer’s Society - Read more

16 January 2018
Belgrade Theatre stage first ever “relaxed” panto with help from Coventry Building Society - Read more

3 January 2018
Coventry Building Society helps hundreds of young people develop skills for world of work - Read more 

21 December 2017
Coventry Building Society branch names its second Guide Dogs puppy after raising more than £10,000 - Read more

Meet the team 

Senior Media Relations Officer - 
Richard Robinson
07483 143773 - Richard.Robinson@thecoventry.co.uk

Media Relations Officer -
Rachael Wheatley
07484 541133 - Rachael.Wheatley@thecoventry.co.uk 

Awards

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Financial results 


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Our spokespeople

Mark Parsons

Chief Executive Officer

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Mark joined Coventry Building Society as Chief Executive Officer in July 2014. His retail financial services career spans over 30 years and includes senior leadership roles in major plc organisations.
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Rachel Haworth

Customer Experience Director

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Rachel Haworth has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services, latterly in executive marketing and customer experience roles. Rachel set up Coventry’s Customer Experience team, who are responsible for researching and improving our members’ experience with the Society, and also oversees the Society’s Conduct Risk function.

Rachel’s previous financial services experience includes leading First Direct’s brand and innovation initiatives and she regularly presents on Coventry’s Customer Experience strategy, sharing the benefits of our ‘members first’ approach.

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Darin Landon

Distribution Director

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Darin's leadership responsibilities incorporate the branch network, the Society’s intermediary and direct mortgage businesses, and corporate communications, including media relations and public affairs, internal communications, member engagement and community relations.

He has over 30 years' experience with Coventry Building Society and has been a member of the Executive Team for eight years. During his career he has held senior roles in customer service, sales and marketing, communications and operational management.

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Kevin Purvey

Director of Intermediaries

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Kevin leads a team of over 70 people, field and telephone based. He is responsible for the intermediary distribution strategy and all key partner relationships.

With over 30 years' intermediary experience, Kevin has worked in life assurance and broking and more latterly has held senior sales roles with major financial organisations. Kevin is Chairman of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) and a member of the UK Finance buy to let panel.

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