HUDDERSFIELD-born Mark Billington has been appointed director of business and commercial banking in West Yorkshire by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Mr Billington will lead a team of 13 relationship managers based in Huddersfield, Leeds, Bradford, Halifax and Wakefield providing banking services to businesses with a turnover of £250,000 to £25m.
Mr Billington has 18 years banking experience and previously undertook a similar role for RBS in South Yorkshire.
Mr Billington lives in Huddersfield and is chairman of governors at Kirkburton First School. A keen rugby union fan, he also played for Cleckheaton, Otley and Huddersfield before retiring three years ago.