Name Dropping in cover letter

I am currently writing a CL for a BB S&T internship (London). A couple of months ago I met a senior director at the firm and got shown around the trading floor with them and was wondering what the general protocol is for name-dropping/referencing conversations with people you've networked with.
Is there a specific way in which its best done or does it sometimes come across in the wrong way?

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Aug 15, 2022 - 10:22am
British Banker, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Wondering same thing. I might mention it in an interview but I'm not sure if it's ok for CVs

  • Associate 1 in IB - Cov
Aug 15, 2022 - 10:29am

I don't think it is an issue at all, I did it on mine. Just word it correctly. 

  • Analyst 1 in PE - LBOs
Aug 15, 2022 - 7:24pm

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