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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

29 Nov 2017

MOVES-JP Morgan hires Seo for EMEA payments

LONDON, Nov 29 (IFR) - JP Morgan has hired Sungmahn Seo from Deutsche Bank to head its payments and business transformation business in Europe, Middle East and Africa, as part of an expansion of its wholesale payments business.

14 Nov 2017

Banks face "Kodak moment" as fintech disruption builds

LONDON, Nov 14 (IFR) - Banks are facing seismic changes from the impact of new technology that is likely to see many collapse - akin to the near-death of Kodak from its failure to move with the times, a former boss of Barclays has warned.

09 Nov 2017

MOVES-UBS shuffles advisory unit's leadership

LONDON, Nov 9 (IFR) - UBS has appointed regional heads of its corporate client services business, which incorporates M&A and its equity and debt capital markets units. The Swiss bank said this should allow each region to be more nimble and adapt to local issues.

08 Nov 2017

MOVES-Goldman rejigs FICC leadership

LONDON, Nov 8 (IFR) - Goldman Sachs has appointed Jim Esposito and Justin Gmelich as co-chief operating officers of its fixed income, currency and commodities business, as it attempts to reverse a slump in the unit's fortunes.

07 Nov 2017

Deutsche promotes Drinhausen to head legal team

LONDON, Nov 7 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank has promoted its governance chief Florian Drinhausen to head its legal team as general counsel next year, replacing two co-heads of the department who are leaving the German bank.

01 Nov 2017

StanChart markets revenues slide

LONDON, Nov 1 (IFR) - Standard Chartered's modest 4% rise in revenues in the third quarter from a year ago disappointed investors and raised concerns the bank's turnaround has stalled.

27 Oct 2017

UBS's buoyant ECM counters trading slump

LONDON, Oct 27 (IFR) - UBS reported a 14% rise in net profit in the third quarter from a year ago, as wealth management revenues picked up and strong equity underwriting revenue offset a slump in trading income.

26 Oct 2017

Barclays steps up trading tech spend as revenues slump

LONDON, Oct 26 (IFR) - Barclays said it needs to ramp up investment in its trading platforms to revive its markets business, after admitting it has let slip a technology edge it had five years ago.

12 Oct 2017

HSBC picks John Flint for CEO hotseat

LONDON, Oct 12 (IFR) - HSBC Holdings said John Flint, who has run its retail and wealth management business for almost five years, will replace Stuart Gulliver as chief executive in February.

09 Oct 2017

MOVES-Nomura names Yassin MENA chief

LONDON, Oct 9 (IFR) - Nomura has appointed Mark Yassin as executive chairman for the Middle East and North Africa region, tasked with expanding its business there.


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