Jennison has 35 years of retail banking and finance experience and joins the group from the payments processing firm Payzone where he held the role of managing director.
Joining Jennison on the board is Steve O’Hare who takes the role of non-executive director and represents Jerrold Holdings’ shareholder, Equistone Partners Europe.
Robert Michael McTighe, non-executive board chairman at Jerrold Holdings, said: “I am delighted to welcome Gary and Steve to the board at such an exciting time for Jerrold. Their appointment comes after a successful year for the business.
“With our financial position strengthened by our inaugural bond issuance Gary’s wealth of industry experience will be invaluable in ensuring that we make the most of increasing customer demand as the UK economy continues to recover.”