- Richard Thackray, the former marketing and strategy director of global traveller services at Thomas Cook, has joined the internet bank, first-e, as general manager of the UK region.
Thackray's appointment follows the UK launch of the French-owned bank earlier this year. His first task will be to oversee the coming launch of both a current account and a share trading account.
Prior to working for Thomas Cook, Thackray was marketing director of Scoot. He has also worked for Deutsche Private Equity, the venture capital arm of Deutsche Bank, and The Boston Consulting Group.