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Betsy Duke to chair Wells Fargo board at beginning of next year

She was once a part-time teller, and has gone on to be a US Federal Reserve governor for five years

Ms Duke will supervise a management team contending with scandal after scandal.

New York

BETSY Duke was working in a Virginia Beach dinner theatre in the mid-1970s, struggling to make ends meet, when she applied for a job at a dry cleaner. It turned her down. Instead, she became a part-time teller.

On Tuesday, Wells Fargo &...