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Burton, David (8 of 23) National Life Stories: City Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:27:46

  • Shelf mark

    C409/077

  • Subjects

    Banking; Futures exchange

  • Recording date

    1992-10-06, 1992-12-08

  • 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 8 (tape 4 side B): First meeting with Eric Korner. Explains leaving BA and joining Warburgs. David Scholey: ruled out of running for Governor of Bank of England (BofE) by joining General Electric Company. DB describes his first weeks at Warburgs: took over from Hans Alexander. Changes at Warburgs: closer relationship between treasury area and other departments.

  • 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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