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BoE appoints Sarah Breeden in senior financial stability role

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Bank of England in the City of London financial district

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England said on Thursday it had appointed a new executive director for financial stability strategy and risk, Sarah Breeden, who will take a seat on the Financial Policy Committee.

Breeden, a long-serving member of staff and the BoE's current executive director for UK deposit takers supervision, will start her new role in the summer, with the exact dates to be confirmed, the BoE said in a statement.

(Reporting by David Milliken and Andy Bruce. Editing by Andrew MacAskill)