News & Events
26th Feb 2019
We are pleased to welcome Steven Cooper as our new chief executive. He joins from a distinguished career in Barclays (retail) bank. We thank and congratulate David Green for leaving the bank considerably stronger than he found it 16 years ago.
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18th Jan 2019
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.