Ex-Post Office head moves home

Smedvig Capital, the London-based development capital investors, has named David Mills as the non-executive chairman of portfolio company My Home Move, a home conveyancing company.

Mills was most recently chief executive of the Post Office, a position he held between 2002 to 2006. From 1999 until 2002 he managed HSBC Personal Banking, moving the bank into life insurance, offshore reinsurance and bank assurance, and before this was responsible for conceiving and establishing First Direct, the world’s first 24/7 direct bank, of which he was chairman until 2002.