The Bank of New York’s 1967 annual report states “Another important step was taken by our Bank during the year when a branch was opened on October 30 in London at 147 Leadenhall Street (…) You are cordially invited to visit these quarters when you are in London. The staff is headed by Mr Harvey V. Delapena, Jr., Vice President, and the branch is equipped to assist you in every way. In addition to better serving our domestic banking customers, the London Branch makes it possible to work more closely with our many customers in Europe (…)”
These fascinating photographs from the opening reception capture the moment. In the EMEA region today, BNY Mellon has over 9,000 employees and offices in 20 countries.
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During his relatively short life, Alexander Hamilton had many careers. In addition to founding The Bank of New York, now BNY MellonLearn More About Alexander Hamilton
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