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SVB in California adds investment banker to board

SVB Financial Group in Santa Clara, Calif., has appointed an investment banker to its board. 

The $214 billion-asset company said in a press release Wednesday that Thomas King, an operating partner of Atlas Merchant Capital, had become a director. 

King, who was CEO of investment banking at Barclays from 2014 to 2016, will serve on the board’s compensation and human capital committee. 

“Over three decades, Tom has leveraged his global banking and corporate finance expertise, regulatory knowledge and keen relationship-building talents to build and transform businesses,” Greg Becker, SVB’s president and CEO, said in the release. “His strategic thinking and values-led leadership will be an asset to our company and our clients.” 

King was on the board of Leerink Holdings from 2017 to 2018. SVB bought Leerink in 2018.

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