CHARLOTTE – The Bank of London will open its US Global Platform and Services Hub in Charlotte, which will create 350 jobs by 2026, the company announced on Monday.
New positions include software development, compliance and risk, technology operations, infrastructure engineering and business operations.
Mecklenburg and surrounding counties can expect an annual salary investment of about $33 million when positions are filled.
The bank will be located at One Independence Center on a 40,000 square foot site at Trade and Tryon Streets and will be leased for 11 years.
The bank is headquartered in London and has offices in New York and Northern Ireland.
Statement from Mayor V Lyles, Mayor of Charlotte:
“With the Bank of London building our technology hub in Charlotte, we continue to demonstrate that Charlotte is at the center of the convergence of finance and technology. This announcement further strengthens our strategic international partnership and I am in my city.” I look forward to seeing the Bank of London grow.”
Statement from Anthony Watson, Group CEO and Founder of Bank of London:
“Obviously, Charlotte has some of the best banking and business talent that America and the world has to offer. i should know I spent some of the happiest years of my working life in Charlotte while employed at Wakovia Bank (now Wells Fargo). I am very excited to be back working in Queen City as we transform banking for the good of all.”
Jim Ditmore, Co-Chairman and Group Operations Officer, Bank of London:
“The Bank of London has truly breakthrough and patented technology that will power the borderless economy of the future. We will continue to invest heavily in our technology offering to clients and have given Charlotte the opportunity to advance our agenda.” selected as a prime location, made possible by Charlotte’s unique combination of banking talent, technologists and financial executives.
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