Phil Shepherd was appointed Group Chief Commercial Officer following the Acquisition and is an Executive Director of Arrow Global Group. Phil is responsible for the finance function, including financial performance and reporting, HR, Capital Allocation, Tax and Treasury. Phil joined Arrow in 2019 as Group Treasurer and was instrumental in the Group’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
He has over 30 years’ experience in finance and treasury and has held a number of senior treasury and finance roles in different industries and organisations. Before joining Arrow, Phil was Group Treasurer at Provident Financial plc for ten years and was Financial Controller and Treasurer at Cheshire Building Society, before becoming Head of Finance for Cheshire and Derbyshire Building Societies following their takeover by Nationwide Building Society. He has also worked in the retail and leisure sectors.
Phil is a qualified Chartered Accountant, an associate member of the Corporate Treasurers Association and holds an honours degree in Mathematics from the University of Sheffield.