Capital One promotes chief marketing officer to UK CEO
Amy Lenander originally joined the financial services group as a graduate business analyst in 2003.
Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) has appointed Amy Lenander as its UK chief executive officer (CEO). She will be responsible for the overall strategic direction and general management of the UK credit card portfolio, replacing Chris Newkirk who has recently been appointed president of international and small business card at Capital One.
Ms Lenander joined Capital One as a graduate business analyst in 2003 and has held successively larger leadership roles, most recently as chief marketing officer, UK. She graduated magna cum lade from Harvard University and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Capital One UK, which employs 1,000 at its Nottingham headquarters, will also soon be opening a new London office in the White Collar Factory, overlooking the UK capital’s so-called ‘Silicon Roundabout’, to accommodate over 200 London-based employees working in technology and product design.