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Burton, David (7 of 23) National Life Stories: City Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:29:13

  • Shelf mark

    C409/077

  • Subjects

    Banking; Futures exchange

  • Recording date

    1992-10-06

  • Is part of (Collection)

    City Lives

  • Recording locations

    National Sound Archive studio, London

  • Interviewees

    Burton, David, 1937-, (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 7 (tape 4 side A): LB joined Burstan and Texas Bank as chief dealer. DB ran money book at BA: details. Describes differences between American and British banks: clients included ICI, Unilever, Courtaulds and British international companies. DB explains why he left BA: offered position by Norman Broadbent (headhunter) at Warburgs as Chief Dealer. Mentions Eric Roll, Henry Grunfeld, Peter Spira, Siegmund Warburg.

  • Description

    Interview with David Burton CBE, previously executive director at S G Warburg & Co Ltd (1979-1992), founder member of LIFFE (and Chairman 1988-1992).

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