Strategic planning

Buffett inches toward Wells Fargo exit as Scharf sets course

10/16/20

Warren Buffett isn't known to ask much of companies in which he buys stock. Then last year, as Wells Fargo's top investor, he publicly advised the board not to hire a leader from Wall Street — and it did. What ensued shows what can happen when a company rejects the legendary investor's advice.

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Goldman shakes up units in fresh push to win over investors

09/29/20

Goldman Sachs Group shuffled its business lines and announced a raft of management changes, carving out new divisions aligned with a strategy pivot unveiled earlier this year.

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Santander US names chief strategy officer

01/08/20

In the newly created role, Daniel Budington will be responsible for developing strategic partnerships and identifying growth opportunities.

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N.Y. Fed close to filling market ops spots; Subprime auto-backeds rev up

11/26/19

The Bank is poised to pick two people to handle Simon Potter’s former job; Securities backed by subprime U.S. car loans are “going gangbusters.”

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Two D.C. firms that have ear of bank execs form alliance

08/16/19

Treliant and Federal Financial Analytics have established a one-stop shop to guide financial institutions through uncertain business and policy times.

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What sets industry's top performers apart

06/05/19

The most profitable banks in American Banker’s annual rankings frequently produce year after year. That success requires rigorous budgeting and planning, timely analysis and more.

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Lindsay Lawrence, First Foundation Bank | Most Powerful Women: Next

04/28/19

Give Lindsay Lawrence a big job to do and she just might find a way to make it even bigger.

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Wells Fargo's new timeline to escape asset cap: There isn’t one

04/12/19

The San Francisco bank is under pressure from investors to get out from under a Fed-imposed asset cap and to hire a new permanent CEO. But executives said Friday that thoroughness is more important than speed.

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With lawyer as interim CEO, Wells Fargo looks to mend fences with regulators

03/29/19

The bank's decision to select its general counsel as successor to Tim Sloan, albeit on a temporary basis, focused attention on its frayed relationships with the Federal Reserve and the OCC.

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Regions not budging on M&A, despite rivals’ megadeal

02/27/19

CEO John Turner told investors and analysts Wednesday that the merger of BB&T and SunTrust is not putting pressure on Regions to pursue a deal of its own.

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