Standard Chartered announces Jackie Hunt to its Board as upcoming Independent Director

– UK, London –  Standard Chartered PLC (LON: STAN) today announced the appointment of Jackie Hunt to its Board as an independent non-executive director of both the Company and the Bank, with effect from 1 October 2022.

“We are delighted to welcome Jackie to Standard Chartered. She brings considerable experience from executive and non-executive roles across a wide range of financial services business and a strong commitment to advance the Company’s ESG commitment. We look forward to Jackie’s contributions to the Board and Committee discussions.” said Group Chairman, José Viñals.

Jackie Hunt will also join the Audit and Culture and Sustainability Committees.

About Jacqueline Hunt

Jackie brings significant UK and international financial services experience, including asset management, insurance, regulatory, and accounting knowledge gained across several senior executive and board positions. Between 2016 and 2021, she was a member of the Allianz SE management Board with executive responsibility for the asset management and US life insurance divisions. Before that, Jackie was an executive director of Prudential plc with responsibility for Prudential UK, Europe, and Africa. She was also Group CFO of Standard Life plc from 2010 to 2013, where she helped transform the life insurer into a diverse savings, pensions, and asset management business.

Jackie has built a successful portfolio non-executive career, currently serving as an independent non-executive director of Man Group plc, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange, and non-executive director of OneWeb Holdings Limited, a global satellite communications company, and Rothsay Life. She was the senior independent director of National Express Group plc from 2012 to 2015, the deputy chair of the Financial Conduct Authority Practitioner Panel between 2012 and 2016, and a non-executive director of TheCityUK from 2014 to 2015.

Jackie Hunt said: “I am delighted to be joining the Board of Standard Chartered. I have long-admired the Group’s commitment to driving prosperity, focus on supporting sustainable trade and investment, and desire to support its customers and communities.”

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in 59 of the world’s most dynamic markets and serving clients in a further 83. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, here for good.

Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

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