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Surrey, B.C. – {December 12, 2018} – Community Savings Credit Union today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mike Schilling, as the credit union’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2, 2019.

“Mike brings a wealth of experience, both local and international, that will further strengthen our credit union,” said Phillip Legg, CSCU Board Chair. “The Board Search Committee was also impressed by Mike’s extensive background and credentials in finance as well as his direct experience in banking technology. “These are all areas of growth and opportunity for Community Savings and we see Mike as a great addition to our management team” Mr. Legg added.

Mike's global financial services career has spanned the United Kingdom, Singapore, India and most recently Vancouver, Canada. With his experience, Mike brings a global perspective of finance, technology, compliance, and talent development in cooperative finance and traditional "big bank" environments. Mike most recently served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer for Khalsa Credit Union, headquartered in Surrey, BC, with over 16,000 members. Prior to this Mike served as the Chief Executive Officer for Affinity Credit Union in the United Kingdom championing a highly successful turnaround programme. Mike has also held the positions of COO-Asia Pacific for Compliance, Barclays in Mumbai, India and COO-Asia Pacific & Head of Business Operations in Singapore. Mike holds a B.Sc. (Hons), Mathematics from the University of Sheffield and an ACA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

“I am tremendously excited to join this talented and dedicated team.  As Community Savings celebrates its 75th year of supporting working families in our community, I'm determined that we will continue to provide the very best products and services to our members.” said Mike Schilling.  “I've already experienced first-hand how much the Community Savings team cares about our members - it is this which sets us apart from our competitors and why our members value us so highly” Mike Schilling added.

After a comprehensive search process conducted by the CSCU board, Mike Schilling will assume the role on January 2, 2019 from Naz Kullar, who has served as Interim CEO. The team at Community Savings is very pleased to have Mike join and is looking forward to working alongside him to serve their members and communities.

About Community Savings

Community Savings Credit Union is BC’s largest fully unionized credit union and is dedicated to being the credit union of choice within the working community. At Community Savings Credit Union, we are known for providing exceptional service to each member and our passion lies in empowering our members to achieve their financial goals. Being member owned and operated, Community Savings invests in communities by supporting local charities and non-profit organizations to help create stronger and more vibrant communities.

 

For more information visit:

www.comsavings.com

Or contact:
Ed Sue
Manager, Marketing
Community Savings Credit Union
Tel: 604-637-5009

 

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