YORKSHIRE Bank has created a new business and private banking leadership team in its East region which stretches from Newcastle to Lincoln.

Alan Young, new regional director for the East, has been with Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank for 37 years, most recently in New Zealand.

He and his new team will be responsible for Yorkshire Bank’s Business and Private Banking Centres in Newcastle, Stockton, York, Hull, Bradford, Doncaster, Sheffield and Lincoln, as well as the regional hub in Leeds.

David Maybury has been appointed as head of the regional hub at the business and private banking centre in Leeds, Darren Owers has been made head of commercial and small business banking, Dan Rosinke will be head of corporate banking, Cath Worsley, head of private banking and Paul Grace, head of business development.