Wesleyan appoints former lastminute.com CEO to its board
Wesleyan, the specialist financial services mutual for doctors, dentists, lawyers and teachers, today announced the appointment of Ian McCaig to its board of directors.
Ian has worked across a number of sectors, most recently as CEO of First Utility Ltd, one of the first challenger entrants to the UK energy market. He led the company through a period of successful transformation and significant growth. Prior to that he was CEO of lastminute.com, the pioneering online travel and leisure business.
Wesleyan chair Nathan Moss welcomed Ian to Wesleyan’s board saying: “Ian brings with him a fantastic skill set and I’m confident he’ll make a real difference at Wesleyan as we put in place our strategy to grow and strengthen our business. His experience of overseeing large scale change and growth makes him well-placed to contribute to and challenge our strategic plans.
“Ian’s understanding of how new technology can be used to create a great customer experience and smarter ways of working is really relevant as we develop a distribution strategy for the future.”
Ian added: “Wesleyan has a great business model and a real passion to deliver the best financial services experience for its professional customers. There is so much potential to develop the business to benefit members and customers and I’m excited to be part of an organisation with such ambitious plans and a clear customer-focused approach.”
Ian also serves on the boards of M-Kopa Ltd, Seedrs Ltd, the British Tourist Authority, English Heritage and Festicket (of which he is chair).
Ian’s appointment is subject to regulatory approval.