Chief Executive of Lloyds, Eric Daniels.
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Daniels insisted that the deal was not a "rescue" of HBOS and tried to calm fears of 40,000 jobs from the combined work force of more than 130,000.
"There should not be any impression that that this is a shot gun marriage," Daniels said.
The man's comedy genius and that's the sort of trait I look for in a banker.