Standard Chartered Plc Chief Executive Bill Winters visits Ghana


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Accra, Oct. 3, GNA – Bill Winters, Group Chief
Executive, Standard Chartered Bank PLC, is paying a working visit to Ghana, a
statement from the bank has said. 

While in Ghana, he will formally open the new
Standard Chartered Bank Head office building located on the Independence Avenue
in Accra. He will also engage the Bank’s key Stakeholders and clients.

Bill Winters was appointed to the

Accra, Oct. 3, GNA – Bill Winters, Group Chief
Executive, Standard Chartered Bank PLC, is paying a working visit to Ghana, a
statement from the bank has said.
 

While in Ghana, he will formally open the new
Standard Chartered Bank Head office building located on the Independence Avenue
in Accra. He will also engage the Bank’s key Stakeholders and clients.

Bill Winters was appointed to the Board of
Standard Chartered PLC as Group Chief Executive on 10 June 2015, having joined
the Group in May 2015. He is based in London.

Bill has had a distinguished career in
banking, having spent 26 years with JP Morgan in diverse leadership roles,
becoming Co-Chief Executive Officer of the investment bank in 2004 until he
stepped down in 2009.

Bill was the only career banker to be invited
to be a committee member of the Independent Commission on Banking, established
by the UK government in 2010 to recommend ways to improve competition and
financial stability in banking.

Subsequently, he served as advisor to the
Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards and was asked by the Court of the
Bank of England to complete an independent review of the bank’s liquidity
operations. Bill founded the hedge fund Renshaw Bay in 2011 where he was
Chairman and CEO until he stepped down from the company on appointment to the
Standard Chartered PLC Board.

Bill was previously a non-executive director
of Pension Insurance Corporation plc before stepping down in October 2015. He
is an independent non-executive director of Novartis International AG.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International
Relations from Colgate University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the
University of Pennsylvania.

He was awarded the title of Commander of the
Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2013.

GNA


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