Provident Financial CEO takes leave for heart surgery



Provident Financial provided an update for the stock market

Mr. Le May is expected to resume his duties in November. During this interim period, Patrick Snowball, Group President, will assume the role of Executive President.

In a business update released in May, Provident Financial said tighter underwriting rules resulted in lower business volumes in April, although it saw signs of a modest recovery in May.

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The Bradford-based company, which provides credit to people who do not meet the lending criteria of traditional banks, said loans to existing customers in the consumer credit division are a third of expected volumes.

Provident is hoping to return its consumer credit division to profitability, after successfully fending off a hostile takeover bid from rival Non-Standard Finance last year.

However, the Covid-19 pandemic halted face-to-face visits due to the government lockdown, forcing the company to withdraw its targets for 2020.

Speaking in May, Mr. Le May said: “Although 2020 is a difficult and unprecedented year, the combination of our customer offering and our strong track record allows me to remain confident in the group’s ability to become a group. banking services for the financially disadvantaged population, while generating attractive returns for our shareholders in the medium term.

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