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Vernon Hill

Founder and Chairman, Metro Bank

Vernon Hill is the Founder and Chairman of Metro Bank. Born in the US, Vernon crossed the atlantic to start Metro Bank the first wholly new high-street bank in the UK in 150 years. 6 years later, Metro have nearly a million customers, 48 stores, and were recently awarded ‘Bank of the Year’ by City AM. In this in-depth interview, Vernon passionately argues that businesses should create fans, not customers; explains why wealth is not the objective of a business but the result; and argues that President-elect Donald Trump will put America on 'the right path'.

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