Cynergy Bank has hired Ravi Sidhoo as managing director of Private & Business Banking and Will Swain as chief customer officer, as the bank continues to expand its offering to meet the growing needs of business owners, property entrepreneurs, family businesses and savers across the UK.
Ravi Sidhoo joins from Coutts where he led a team addressing the business and personal needs of a mixed portfolio of UK and international customers. Prior to Coutts, he held senior private and commercial banking roles at Brown Shipley and HSBC respectively. Ravi will lead Cynergy Bank’s Private & Business Banking division to support business owners growing their businesses and to provide for their personal and family banking needs.
Will Swain joins from Swinton Group where, as executive operations director, he was responsible for group operations, including the development of an enhanced cloud-based digital offering for customers. Prior to Swinton Group, he held various operations management and transformation roles with Marsh and Barclays. He will lead on all aspects of Cynergy Bank’s customer service and fulfilment operations.
Commenting on the appointments, Nick Fahy, chief executive at Cynergy Bank said: “I am delighted that we have both Ravi and Will joining us as we build the Cynergy Bank business to empower business owners. Ravi’s hire to develop and lead our new Private & Business Banking offering has been borne out of us recognising that there is a huge opportunity to better meet the needs of business owners, family businesses and property entrepreneurs by providing a comprehensive set of services in a blended way.
“Similarly, Will’s transformation and digital experience is integral to the next stage of our development as we strive to create a leading digital proposition for our customers, while not losing sight of the importance of the human relationship. I am genuinely excited about the future of Cynergy Bank and I look forward to providing you with further updates on our exciting new initiatives over the coming months.”