January 28, 2015 11:41 AM ET


Company Overview of Yorkshire Bank PLC

Company Overview

As of December 2004, Yorkshire Bank PLC was acquired by Clydesdale Bank PLC. Yorkshire Bank PLC provides banking products and services to the personal and business customers in the United Kingdom. It offers personal banking, including current accounts, savings accounts, mortgages, personal loans, car finance, credit cards, and insurance; and business banking, including financial solutions centers, financial solutions, business visa card, international trade connect, financing options, offshore banking, business guides, services, and interest rates. Yorkshire Bank PLC also provides Internet banking and agribusiness services. The company was founded in 1859 and is based in Glasgow, United King...

30 St Vincent Place

Glasgow,  G1 2HL

United Kingdom

Founded in 1859


44 80 0202 1224

Key Executives for Yorkshire Bank PLC

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Yorkshire Bank PLC Key Developments

Yorkshire and Clydesdale Banks Announce Board Changes

Aegon boss Adrian Grace has been appointed to the board of Yorkshire and Clydesdale banks, days after chief executive David Thorburn announced plans to leave. The appointment comes as parent company National Australia Bank prepares to sell its UK-based operations to focus on its core business in Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Grace will join the board of both institutions, as well as the board of National Australia Group Europe, as non-executive director. He was appointed chief executive of Aegon UK in 2011, having previously been chief operating officer and business development director of the insurer.

National Australia Bank Plans To Float Its British Operations

National Australia Bank Limited (ASX:NAB) is preparing a £2 billion stock market float of its British operations next year. Morgan Stanley has been appointed to lead a listing of Clydesdale Bank PLC and Yorkshire Bank Public Limited Company.

Yorkshire Bank Appoints David Gillespie as Distribution Director

David Gillespie joins the Executive Committee of Yorkshire Bank to the newly created role of Distribution Director, subject to regulatory approval, with effect from 29 October. He will be responsible for the Banks' Retail, SME, Specialist Business, Private, and Direct operations. David joins Yorkshire Banks after 21 years with RBS where he latterly worked on the bank's transformation programme to develop RBS's approach to 'customer-centricity'. Between 2010 to 2013, David was the Chief Executive Officer of RBS England & Wales and NatWest Scotland which is being developed into one of the new challengers in UK Banking, Williams & Glyn.

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