Tesco Bank appoints Henderson as new CFO

Richard Henderson

Edinburgh-based Tesco Bank has announced the appointment of Richard Henderson as its chief financial officer (CFO).

The appointment is effective from June 30, 2021, and is subject to regulatory approval.

Henderson, a chartered accountant, joined Tesco Bank as audit director in June 2009 before holding the roles of Finance Director (Banking) and Financial & Credit Risk Director.

He was then appointed as Tesco Bank’s Chief Risk Officer (CRO) in January 2017, when he also joined the Bank’s Board and Executive Committee.

Prior to Tesco Bank, Richard held various roles at RBS, Barclays and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Richard will replace Tesco Bank’s current CFO, Declan Hourican, who will leave the company on 29 June 2021.

Tesco Bank Chief Executive Gerry Mallon said: “Richard is a highly valued member of our Executive Team, and I know he will bring enthusiasm and effective leadership to his new role. 

“I look forward to working with him to help Tesco shoppers manage their money a little better every day.”

About the Author

Mark McSherry
Dalriada Media LLC sites are edited by veteran news journalist Mark McSherry, a former staff editor and reporter with Reuters, Bloomberg and major newspapers including the South China Morning Post, London's Sunday Times and The Scotsman. McSherry's journalism has also appeared in The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Independent, The New York Times, London's Evening Standard and Forbes. McSherry is also a professor of journalism and communication arts in universities and colleges in New York City. Scottish-born McSherry has an MBA from the University of Edinburgh and a Certificate in Global Affairs from New York University.