Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands after first passenger flight. The 100 seats available to paying passengers on the flight sold out as soon as they went on sale.
Richard Branson puts in bid for Northern Rock bank.
Darren Singh, advertising director for Hearst’s Esquire magazine, has been appointed publisher of ShortList.
BNY Mellon’s wealth management business appointed Lawrence Miles as the regional president of the firm. Miles was previously executive vice president with the investment advisory firm Convergent Wealth Advisors.
The wealth management services provider appointed Danny Vogt as chief operating officer and John Boyce as chief technology officer. Previously, Vogt was head of Change and Portfolio Development Group Operations at RBS/ABN Amro, London.
BNP PARIBAS WEALTH MANAGEMENT
An arm of BNP Paribas appointed Alfred Tsai as head of China Market and Anton Wong as a managing director of Key Client Group, both based in Hong Kong. Previously, Tsai was managing director, senior advisor at Julius Baer and Wong was director, Solution Partners at Credit Suisse.
METRO BANK PLC
The UK bank appointed James Reuben to its board as a non-executive director. Currently, he is the managing partner of the investment company Melbury Capital.