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Winning at all costs 'a problem in banking'

June 11th, 2015

Episode 427 of 1744 episodes

The head of Virgin Money has spoken out against the "alpha maleness" of the banking industry. Jayne-Anne Gadhia told the Today programme: "Winning at all costs has been a problem for all sorts of businesses in the past, and it's certainly been a problem in banking." It was important to make sure pockets of success were happening legitimately, she said, recalling being told earlier in her career: "If you show me the most successful salesperson, I can often show you a crook." She said: "I think being able to look at a more balanced way of assessing performance is very very important."

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