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Standard Chartered Plc

Standard Chartered Plc

Sector: National Commercial Banks Region: United Kingdom


: | London Stock Exchange: 37ZM | Hong Kong Stock Exchange: 2888 | London Stock Exchange: 37ZL | London Stock Exchange: STAC | London Stock Exchange: STAB | Bombay Stock Exchange: 580001 | OTC Markets: SCBFF | London Stock Exchange: STAN


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Standard Chartered Plc operates as an international banking and financial services company in the United Kingdom. It provides personal and business banking services such as loans and mortgages, insurance and investment. The company operates its business through two segments: Consumer Banking and Wholesale Banking. The Consumer Banking segment offers solutions and services through multiple channels including branches, call centres and online and mobile applications. This segment provides consumer banking products and services, including savings and accounts, loans, mortgages, credit cards, investment advisory, foreign exchange trading, currency deposits, mutual funds and employee banking, as well as life, savings and retirement planning, health and medical, home, motor and travel insurance services. The Wholesale Banking segment offers a wide range of financing and investment solutions to corporate and institutional clients. This segment provides transaction banking, including cash management, trade finance and securities services; financial market solutions to meet risk management, financing and investment needs; corporate finance services, such as corporate advisory and finance, project and export finance, structured trade finance and financing and structured finance solutions; and principal finance solutions. Standard Chartered was founded on November 18, 1969 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Executives

BookmarkPrint Peter Sands, Chief Executive Officer
Peter Sands joined the Board of Standard Chartered PLC as Group Finance Director on 14 May 2002 and was appointed as Group Chief Executive on 20 November 2006.
Before his appointment as Group Chief Executive he was responsible for Finance, Strategy, Risk and Technology and Operations.
Peter is also Lead Non-Executive Director of the Board of the Department of Health. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Peter was a Director with worldwide consultants McKinsey & Co.
Peter had been with McKinsey since 1988 where he worked extensively in the banking and technology sectors in a wide range of international markets. He was elected a partner of McKinsey in 1996 and became a Director in 2000.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Peter worked for the United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Peter graduated from Oxford University and holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, where he was a Harkness Fellow.
Peter, who grew up in Asia, is married with four children.
Richard Meddings, Group Finance Director
Richard Meddings is Group Finance Director of Standard Chartered PLC.
Richard joined the Board of Standard Chartered PLC in 2002 as a Group Executive Director responsible for Risk following which he took responsibility for Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan and Europe & the Americas. Richard was appointed Group Finance Director in 2006 and is currently responsible for Finance, Risk, Group Treasury, and Group Strategy & Corporate Development.
Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1983 and, prior to joining Standard Chartered, held a number of senior roles in the banking industry including at Hill Samuel and at Credit Suisse. He was Group Finance Director of Woolwich PLC and Group Financial Controller of Barclays PLC.
Richard is Chairman of ‘Seeing is Believing’, Standard Chartered’s flagship community investment project which is aimed at combating avoidable blindness across the developing world. Since 2003, Seeing is Believing has raised over US$45m and in 2011 made a further commitment to raise a total of US$100m by 2020 to continue the fight against avoidable blindness.
In 2008, Richard became a Non Executive Director of 3i Group plc where, since 2010, he also acts as the Senior Independent Director and the Chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee.
Richard was born in 1958 and attended Wolverhampton Grammar School. He graduated from Exeter College, Oxford with an MA (Hons) in Modern History. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Richard is also a member of the Governing Council of the International Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom. He was a member of the Indo British Partnership Network from 2005 until 2007. In 2009 he was appointed to the Financial Reporting Review Panel of the Financial Reporting Council.
Richard is married with three children. His hobbies include football, cricket and golf.
Richard Goulding, Chief Risk Officer
Richard F Goulding is the Group Chief Risk Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, and is responsible for managing Credit, Market and Operational Risk across the Group. He is also a member of the Group Management Committee (GMC).
In his earlier role, Richard was the Chief Operating Officer for the Wholesale Bank, and was responsible for managing and overseeing various functions including strategy development, research, legal & compliance, technology & operations, risk, finance, human resources, and portfolio management.
Richard joined Standard Chartered from the Old Mutual Group where he was Chief Operating Officer of their global financial services division based in London and Boston. Prior to that, he was a member of the Global Executive Board of UBS investment banking division, chaired the operating committee and took responsibility for programme and regional management. Immediately preceding that, he was the Chief Credit Officer of the investment banking division and also Group Head of Risk Policies and Systems. Richard joined UBS from Bankers Trust where he was their European Treasurer.
Richard qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen and Company, having previously obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a postgraduate degree in finance from the University of Natal in South Africa.

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