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First direct appoints new CEO

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First Direct has appointed a new CEO to replace previous incumbent Joe Gordon, who jumped ship in May to work on a new challenger bank brand.

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First direct appoints new CEO

First direct appoints new CEO

First Direct has appointed a new CEO to replace previous incumbent Joe Gordon, who jumped ship in May to work on a new challenger bank brand.

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first direct Appoints New CEO

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First Direct launches tool allowing customers to send up to £350 a day via Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp

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