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Yorkshire Bank announces new team to support Tees Valley

11th March 2013

A new business and private banking leadership team in Teesside has been announced by Yorkshire Bank.

The team is based at Yorkshire Bank’s new Business and Private Banking Centre in High Street, Stockton, in newly-refurbished, purpose-built offices, and is delivering a wide range of business and private banking services including access to Yorkshire Bank’s £1bn Business Expansion Fund launched last autumn (2012).
The new Yorkshire Bank Tees Valley Business and Private Banking Centre is led by North East Head of Business and Private Banking, Simon Lenney.

Other key figures at the new Stockton-based centre are:

  • Phil Empson – senior manager
  • Ian Stephenson – corporate banking director (businesses with an annual turnover above £25m)
  • Dave Jeffrey and David Allenson – commercial banking managers (businesses with an annual turnover between £2m and £25m)
  • Paul Wells, and Chris Middleton – commercial banking business development managers
  • James Stephenson – small business banking relationship manager (for businesses with an annual turnover up to £2m)
  • Jess Williams, Tracey Buckley and Julie Bedford – private banking relationship managers

Simon Lenney said:  “We have a strong and dynamic team, with experience across the commercial spectrum, and access to funding to support businesses and private individuals in Tees Valley which remains crucial to our operation.

“We remain strongly committed to the Tees Valley area and have relocated our team into fully re-furbished offices in the heart of Stockton’s commercial and retail centre. This will be pivotal to the continued success of our local relationships with our customers and the professional community.”

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