Reputation for conservatism under threat after HBOS takeover. Merged bank will hold 28 per cent share of embattled UK mortgage market.
Mark Lidiard, Group comms director
Joined in February 2008 from mining firm BHP Billiton.
Michael Oliver, Director of investor relations
Leigh Calder & Amy Mankelow, Senior managers, media relations
Shares fell more than 90 per cent in year before Lloyds' rescue.
Shane O'Riordain, Group comms head, Bank of Scotland
Has increasingly featured in media. Previously general manager of group economics at Halifax.
Paul Fincham, Head of media relations - retail
Mark Elliott, Head of media relations - corporate
Charles Wycks, Director of investor relations
advising on takeover
Reported record profits in March due to strength in Asia, despite being exposed to $17bn of bad debt. This week announced 1,100 global job cuts.
Richard Beck, Group comms director
Long-serving comms head, previously media relations head at Midland Bank before HSBC merger in 1998.
Richard Lindsay, Head of group media relations
Martin Lord, Head of government relations
Has been hit by US sub-prime but announced a £7bn profit in February.
Howell James, corporate affairs director
Joined this year following four years as the Cabinet Office's permanent secretary for government comms.
Alistair Smith, Head of media relations
Jane Atkin, Corporate comms director
Christine Farnish, Sustainability and public policy director
The remaining independent UK bank under most pressure. Struggled with rights issue and accused of overpaying for Dutch bank ABN Amro last year.
Andrew McLaughlin, Group comms director
Joined as group chief economist in 2005 after corporate finance advisory work with Ernst and Young.
Carolyn McAdam, Group head, media relations
Andrew Wilson, Head of group corporate affairs
Alan Watt, Head of group brand comms
Agency (None retained)
BRADFORD & BINGLEY
Mortgage book nationalised over the weekend and retail operations sold off. Mortgage portfolio heavily weighted to buy-to-let and self certification products.
Tony McGarahan, Head of comms
Took on newly created position in August. Previously at AXA, Equitable Life and Taylor Woodrow.
Nickie Aiken, Head of public relations
Katherine Conway, Head of investor relations
ALLIANCE & LEICESTER
In the process of joining Abbey National and B&B's retail banking in being taken over by Spanish banking giant Santander.
Stuart Dawkins, Director of corporate comms
Responsible for media relations, investor relations, internal comms, external affairs and CSR.
Ginny Broad, Head of corporate comms
Fiona Tizzey, Group CSR and diversity manager
The London-listed bank makes more than 90 per cent of its profits from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Has not escaped the global meltdown unscathed, but has little US sub-prime exposure.
Romy Murray, Head of corporate affiars
Took on role in 2006, previously head of investor relations at the bank since 2004.
Tim Baxter, Head of external comms
Dan Mobley, Head of government relations
Agency (None retained).