Standard Chartered appoints Board member Christine Hodgson as Senior Independent Director

– UK, London – Standard Chartered PLC (LSE:STAN) announced today the appointment of Christine Hodgson as Senior Independent Director effective from 1 February 2018. Christine has been an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since September 2013 and has chaired the Remuneration Committee since May 2015. She is also a member of the Governance and Nomination Committee, the Audit Committee, Brand, Values and Conduct Committee and the Board Financial Crime Risk Committee. Christine takes over from Naguib Kheraj as Senior Independent Director who will remain as Deputy Chairman, Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board Risk, Board Financial Crime Risk, Remuneration and Governance and Nomination Committees.

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international banking group, with around 86,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. We bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, where we earn around 90 per cent of our income and profits. 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 as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.

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