Frankie Woodhead joins The Bank of London as chief product officer
The Bank of London today announced the appointment of Frankie Woodhead as chief product officer, effective immediately. In his role, Frankie will oversee product vision, development and delivery across the UK Bank and Group.
Frankie joins the bank with 15 years’ senior leadership experience across business, corporate and retail banking in global tier one financial services at Barclays and cloud-native digital banking technology provider 10x Banking. His roles at Barclays included product director positions spanning SME lending, growth, authentication, payments and customer servicing. He joins The Bank of London from 10x, where he was a vice president and general manager.
“The Bank of London’s vision is to change the face of banking by making it safer for its clients,” said Anthony Watson CBE, group chief executive and founder of The Bank of London. “We’re delighted to welcome Frankie to our team. His extensive experience and forward-thinking mindset will make a major contribution to bringing our vision to life. His appointment also comes at an exciting time as we push further into our home market and prepare to take The Bank of London to new regions outside the UK.”
Frankie commented: “I’m honoured to take on this role at such a key time for the industry and the growing bank. Having seen the direct client and customer impact of financial crises, it’s clear the world of banking needs to be fundamentally changed to be safer and more transparent.”
He added: “Not lending, investing or leveraging any deposits makes The Bank of London a safer home by design for client and customer money. The bank has a bold vision and a product t roadmap to completely change the banking landscape. I look forward to working with the team in delivering it.”