SCOTTISH financial services executive Neil Easson has joined the board of Scottish Building Society.

Mr Easson, 50, has more than 20 years’ experience in the sector, having held a range of senior positions at Lloyds Banking Group.

As finance director, he is also responsible for the SBS central functions covering mortgage processing, IT, property and change.

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Mr Easson, of Aberlady, East Lothian, said: “It is a privilege to join the board of such a well-known Scottish financial institution.

“While we live in uncertain times, we remain focussed on delivering results and great customer service for our 33,000 members.”