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Metro Bank powers up its leadership team with another major hire

28th December 2015

Metro Bank is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Stokes as its new Managing Director of Commercial Banking.

Mark is a banking heavyweight, with over 25 years of experience at Lloyds Banking Group where he held a number of senior positions, including Managing Director of its Commercial Banking division. Most recently, he led Williams & Glyn’s corporate business banking unit.

Mark will oversee the bank’s rapidly expanding commercial activity and champion small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which receive close to half of the bank’s total lending.

Speaking on his appointment, Mark Stokes commented: “I’m proud to be joining a bank founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. Metro Bank is fanatical about offering incredibly high levels of service and convenience, including to those running their own businesses who are joining the bank in droves.”

Craig Donaldson, Chief Executive Officer of Metro Bank commented: “We are delighted to welcome Mark to our leadership team. He will play a pivotal role in driving the business forward whilst ensuring our business customers continue to receive nothing less than the very best in customer service.”