Wells Fargo fires consumer lending head Franklin Codel

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said on Friday Franklin Codel, a senior executive vice president and head of its consumer lending organization, has been dismissed, effective immediately.

Codel acted in a manner that was contrary to the company's policies during a communication he had with a former team member, Wells Fargo said.

The company said the dismissal did not pertain to sales practices. (Reporting by Nikhil Subba in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)