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Sir Richard Hoare

Sir Richard Hoare founded the business we know today at the Sign of the Golden Bottle in Cheapside on 5 July 1672. Sir Richard established himself as a goldsmith-banker and moved his business to Fleet Street in 1690. He managed the bank until his death 300 years ago, in January 1719.

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I am delighted that Steven Cooper has joined the bank as chief executive officer.

Steven was previously at Barclays Bank and has a wealth of experience gained from three decades as a banker both in the UK and overseas. In his most recent senior roles, he was chief executive officer of...Read more

Marriott Hotel group announced on 30th November that they have suffered a data breach which may have impacted some of our customers.Read more

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A large number of British Airways (BA) customers have been affected by their recent data breach and subsequent theft of credit card details. We are currently identifying any of our customers which may have potentially been impacted by the breach and will aim to replace their credit cards as...Read more

The bank today announced that Steven Cooper has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 10 January 2019. Mr. Cooper will report to Lord Macpherson, Chairman.

Mr. Cooper joins from Barclays Bank PLC, where he most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Barclays...Read more