Virgin Money hires CFO Abrahams from ANB Amro

Clifford Abrahams

Virgin Money UK said on Tuesday it has appointed Clifford Abrahams as its chief financial officer (CFO).

It is expected Abrahams will join Virgin Money UK in March 2021, subject to regulatory approval.

He will succeed interim CFO Enda Johnson.

Abrahams has been CFO at ABN AMRO Bank since 2017, prior to which he was CFO at the Dutch insurer Delta Lloyd, held several senior finance roles at Aviva and spent the early part of his career in investment banking within the financial institutions group at Morgan Stanley.

Virgin Money UK CEO David Duffy, said: “Clifford has a proven track record as a CFO of publicly listed financial services companies and will be a strong addition to our leadership team.

“Clifford’s deep experience and financial services knowledge will be of great benefit as we navigate an uncertain economic environment and ultimately deliver on our ambition to disrupt the status quo in UK banking.

“I would also like to thank Enda Johnson for his strong stewardship as our Interim Group CFO during what is a uniquely challenging time.”

Abrahams holds an MBA from Wharton Business School and an MA in Economics from Cambridge University.

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