Atom appoints Andy Sturrock as CTO

Atom has appointed Andy Sturrock as its new chief technology officer (CTO).

Sturrock joins the bank from BP, where he was running the company’s digital consumer channels and offers teams.

Prior to this role, he worked for Bank of America as a director in global markets and research technology.

Sturrock will be in charge of developing Atom’s cloud-based banking platform.

“I am delighted to be joining Atom,” said Andy Sturrock, CTO, Atom. “I have been really impressed with what the tech team has achieved so far, through its digitally native, low cost, cloud technology platform.

“I’m looking forward to developing Atom’s technology and taking it to the next level, putting automation and data at the core of our systems and building new products and services at speed to support customers even more effectively.”

Mark Mullen, chief executive at Atom, said: “Andy brings significant experience implementing innovative technological solutions. We are confident that he will be a valuable addition to our tech team, creating real value for customers. As the UK faces a significant squeeze in the cost of living, our highly efficient digital banking machine can help our customers make the most of their savings, while keeping borrowing costs to a minimum.”

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