Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) has announced the appointment of Harmeen Mehta as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 November 2021. In addition to the Board, Harmeen will join the Group’s Information Technology and Cyber Advisory Forum which provides direct oversight of the Group’s IT-related operational risks and reports to the Board Risk Committee.
Harmeen has 25 years’ experience leading digital, engineering, IT and innovation transformation as well as incubating new businesses and creating new revenue streams in businesses. She has a wealth of international knowledge, having lived in 11 countries and worked across more than 30 countries throughout her career. In April 2021, Harmeen was appointed Chief Digital and Innovation Officer at BT. Prior to BT, she spent seven years as Group Chief Information Officer and Head of Cyber Security and Cloud Business at Bharti Airtel, leading its cloud and security businesses. Earlier in her career, Harmeen held CIO positions at BBVA, HSBC and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.