Lombard


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Lombard

1. A banker or lender. The term is used especially when referring to a person rather than an institution.

2. Slang; a wealthy person who is greedy, stingy or otherwise morally obnoxious.
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Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz was so impressed with Lombard that he hired him in 2004 to lead the company's entertainment division.
The Council also confirmed Lombard would be stripped of his Government funding.
This facility replaces the existing funding provided by Lombard.
So recent graduates who are job hunting or college students commuting to their first internships will both appreciate a gas card, a monthly train, bus, or subway pass, or a gift certificate for Starbucks," Lombard says.
There could be places where Lombard Motor finance competes directly with First National's car loan subsidiary Wagon Finance, but Abbey National has not yet worked out the detailed implications.
Formed in 1985, Lombard has made more than 90 controlling and significant minority investments throughout Asia and North America.
Lombard had been in Italy putting the final touches to his preparation for Athens this
Her agent, Ms Jane Brand, said Lombard was now not sure whether she wanted to take a break from her acting career.
Offsetting these positive factors are Lombard Insurance's generally below average underwriting and operating results, the variability of its earnings, its concentration in the Ontario personal auto market and continuing competitive market conditions.
The directors of Lombard are responsible for the contents of this announcement.
para]]On May 17th, Meadville Lombard Theological School will recognize Toni Preckwincle's commitment with social justice.
Several years ago, Lombard Odier decided to accelerate the expansion of its private client business in Europe, Asia and Switzerland, to sharpen the scope of its asset management business and to turn its technology platform into a profit centre.