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Easingwold Old Boy Knighted ...

Saturday 13th January, 2024

Stephen Hester, originally from Crayke and former head boy at Easingwold School (1977), has been knighted in the New Year Honours List for services to business and the economy

He first came to national recognition when he was appointed to run the Royal Bank of Scotland after the financial crash of 2007/8 and get it profitable again. He is currently the chairman of EasyJet.

We have a picture of Stephen Hester (pictured right) at Easingwold School from September 2010 when he visited the school to present awards at the STARS evening (Successful, Talented and Reflective Students.

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