Succession planning

Wells Fargo, USAA and Old Dominion: Bankers on the Move


Women executives headlined a number of key moves in the banking industry as summer wound down.


Pacific Mercantile hires regional banker as its CEO


Brad Dinsmore, who will also serve as the California company's president, once was in charge of several key lines at SunTrust, including consumer banking and private wealth management.


UBS shuffles top management; Treasury issues Libor tax guidance


The bank elevated three senior executives who could be possible successors to CEO Sergio Ermotti; the move to a new rate benchmark won’t trigger a “tax event.”


Anatomy of a smooth leadership transition


When H. Lynn Harton joined United Community Bank seven years ago, he knew he was on track to eventually become CEO. But he still felt he had to earn it.


More banks are turning to M&A to acquire talent


Intense competition for executives and top lenders has elevated the role acquisitions play in filling key positions.


As Wells Fargo seeks new CEO, toll on stock hits $24 billion


Analysts and big investors say they cannot advocate buying more shares until the bank installs a leader with the authority to lay out a plan for the future. However, speculation about potential candidates has quieted.


HSBC's own 'internal activist' seen as top candidate as next CEO


CFO Ewen Stevenson, who has been in place only since January after joining from Royal Bank of Scotland, has established himself as the dominant force in the 154-year-old bank's executive suite, say current and former HSBC officials.


San Francisco community bank taps next CEO


Beacon Business Bank hired former Boston Private executive John Delaney as its new leader.


Santander, HSBC and Cross River Bank: Bankers on the move


During a slow summer, a handful of banks managed to hire away multiple executives from competitors and introduce new leadership.


Goldman invests in tech; PayPal lowers its profit forecast


The firm joins $40 billion “technology megafund” sponsored by SoftBank Group; company says partnerships are taking longer than expected to bear fruit.