Feature request from mage2pro, posted on GitHub Oct 08, 2015
What is the sense to show the customer name twice?
The first block is welcome message. The second block is the customer menu.
Please note that the welcome message for authenticated customers can not be changed or disabled in admin panel.
Comment from tkacheva, posted on GitHub Mar 23, 2016
Issue is created MAGETWO-32511
@dfediuk That totally makes sense. thanks for the feedback