Metro Bank appoints Dorita Gilinski to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  Metro Bank PLC (LON: MTRO) today announced the appointment of Dorita Gilinski to its Board as a Non-Executive Director on 26 September 2022.

“I am delighted that Dorita has agreed to join the Board. She brings valuable industry perspective and banking expertise. Her appointment further enhances the Board’s commitment to ensure that investor views are considered in all aspects of the Bank’s strategy and decision making to maximise shareholder value.” said Board Chair. 

Dorita Gilinski was nominated by her father, Jaime Gilinski Bacal, who has a 9.12% shareholding in Metro Bank, through his Spaldy Investments Limited vehicle.

About Dorita Gilinski

Dorita Gilinski is currently the President of JGB Financial Holding Company and a member of the Board of Directors of Banco GNB Paraguay, and therefore brings significant experience in banking as well as strategic planning and stakeholder engagement.

Dorita Gilinski is a graduate of the University of Oxford and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Dorita Gilinski said: “I look forward to joining the Board at this exciting point in the turnaround plan and contributing towards its strategic direction and oversight. Metro Bank continues to make strong progress and I believe it has a very bright future as Britain’s leading community bank.”

About Metro Bank

Metro Bank services 2.6 million customer accounts and is celebrated for its exceptional customer experience. It is the highest rated high street bank for overall service quality for personal customers and the best bank for service in-store for personal and business customers, in the Competition and Market Authority’s Service Quality Survey in August 2022. This year it has been awarded “Best Mortgage Provider of the Year” in 2022 MoneyAge Mortgage Awards, “Best Business Credit Card” in 2022 Moneynet Personal Finance Awards, and “Best Current Account for Overseas Use” by Forbes 2022. It was “Banking Brand of The Year” at the Moneynet Personal Finance Awards 2021 and received the Gold Award in the Armed Forces Covenant’s Employer Recognition Scheme 2021.

The community bank offers retail, business, commercial and private banking services, and prides itself on giving customers the choice to the bank, however, whenever and wherever they choose, and supporting the customers and communities it serves. Whether that’s through its network of 76 stores open seven days a week, 362 days a year; on the phone through its UK-based contact centers; or online through its internet banking or award-winning mobile app, the bank offers customers real choice.

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