Metro Bank announces Paul Thandi to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London – Metro Bank plc (LON:MTRO) today announces the appointment of Paul Thandi as an independent Non-Executive Director.

Paul will join the Board on 1 January 2019. This appointment will bring the number of Directors on the Board to thirteen.

Commenting on the appointment, Vernon Hill, Metro Bank Chairman and Founder said: “Paul’s laser-like focus on offering superior customer service makes him a welcome addition to the Metro Bank Board. His experience of creating an unparalleled experience for his customers and clients, in a highly commercial and evolving environment, allows him to bring a different perspective to how Metro Bank can continue to disrupt banking services in the UK.”

Paul is CEO of the NEC group in Birmingham where he has overseen the growth of one of the world’s top venue management companies. He is an experienced CEO, Chair and Non-Executive Director with diverse international media and service-led experience with an emphasis on people, innovation, data, and culture.

Paul Thandi added: “Metro Bank’s customer ethos and unrelenting efforts to disrupt the banking sector makes it an exciting revolution. The revolution is in full force and I look forward to contributing to the Bank’s continued success.”

About Metro Bank

Metro Bank operates retail hours, not banking hours. It is open seven days a week (8am- 8pm Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm Saturday, 11am – 5pm Sunday and bank holidays), every day of the year apart from Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Metro Bank PLC. Registered in England and Wales. Company number: 6419578. Registered office: One Southampton Row, London, WC1B 5HA. ‘Metrobank’ is the registered trade mark of Metro Bank PLC.

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