February 20, 2017 7:34 AM ET

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Company Overview of Metro Bank PLC

Company Overview

Metro Bank PLC provides banking products and services in the United Kingdom. The company offers personal banking products and services, including current and savings accounts; residential mortgages; credit cards, overdraft, personal loans, and professional student loans; and safe deposit box services. It also provides business banking products and services, such as bank accounts; deposit accounts, including business instant access, money market, business fixed term, client premium, and term deposit accounts; business overdrafts, business credit cards, small business loans, and business loans; SME finance; safe deposit boxes; cash management services; not for profit banking services; partners...

One Southampton Row

London,  WC1B 5HA

United Kingdom

Founded in 2007

2,025 Employees

Key Executives for Metro Bank PLC

Metro Bank PLC does not have any Key Executives recorded.

Metro Bank PLC Key Developments

Metro Bank Announces Board Appointments

Metro Bank has announced that it has hired four new directors to run a new team. The bank has hired two former executives each from Banco Santander and Lloyds Banking to its new large commercial banking team. Andy Veares, director of large commercial banking, is to lead the team, which includes Paul Robinson and Simon Vallance, both former relationship directors at Banco Santander. The team also includes Mark Byrne and Andrew Cremin, who both held roles as directors at Lloyds Banking. All four have been appointed as commercial banking directors.

Metro Bank Plans to Open 12 Branches in 2017

Metro Bank PLC announced that it is hiring 500 new staff in 2017 as it expands its branch offering. The new jobs include branch, contract centre and head office positions, bringing its workforce to over 3,000. The bank also said it intends to open up to 12 new branches in Peterborough, Oxford, and Canterbury in 2017.

Metro Bank Announces Executive Changes

Metro Bank has appointed James Harrowsmith as head of corporate transport, and Nora Everidge as head of operations and sales support, in a bid to boost its asset finance team. Harrowsmith will be responsible for developing the corporate transport sector while Everidge will be tasked with developing the support and operations functions of Metro Bank’s asset finance arm. They will both report to Nathan Mollet, head of asset finance at Metro Bank. Harrowsmith has previously worked at Close Brothers, Lloyds Bank, and Eddie Stobart, and will join from BLME where he served as head of commercial vehicle leasing. Everidge was head of internal sales and support at Aldermore, and has also worked at Close Brothers, ING Lease UK, and GE Capital European Equipment Finance.

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