People: Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS)

RBS on New York Consolidated

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17 Apr 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Hampton

61 2009 Chairman of the Board

Ross McEwan

57 2013 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Ewen Stevenson

48 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Rory Cullinan

54 2015 Executive Chairman - Corporate and Institutional Banking and Capital Resolution

Les Matheson

56 2015 Chief Executive Officer - Personal & Business Banking

Alison Rose

Chief Executive Officer - Commercial & Private Banking

Bruce Van Saun

2014 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

Simon McNamara

55 2013 Group Chief Administrative Officer

Aileen Taylor

42 2010 Chief Governance Officer and Board Counsel and Company Secretary

Sandy Crombie

66 2009 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Alison Davis

53 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Morten Friis

62 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Robert Gillespie

59 2013 Independent non-executive director

Penelope Hughes

56 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Brendan Nelson

65 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Sheila Noakes

65 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Hampton

Sir Philip Hampton is a Chairman of the Board of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc., effective 31 August 2015. He has been chairman of J Sainsbury plc and group finance director at Lloyds TSB Group, BT Group plc, BG Group plc, British Gas and British Steel plc, an executive director of Lazards and a non-executive director of RMC Group plc and Belgacom SA. He is also a former chairman of UK Financial Investments Limited, which manages the UK Government’s shareholdings in banks. Senior Independent director of Anglo American plc, chairman of its Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Non-executive director, chairman of the Nominations Committee and chairman designate of GlaxoSmithKline plc.

Ross McEwan

Mr. Ross Maxwell McEwan has been appointed as Chief Executive, Executive Director of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC., October 1, 2013. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer for UK Retail in September 2012, joining RBS from Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he was the Group Executive for Retail Banking Services. Ross has worked in retail banking for more than a decade, with over half that time spent at Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). CBA is the country's retail lender with over 16,500 staff serving 10 million customers - nearly 40 per cent of the entire population of Australia. Prior to that position, Ross was Executive General Manager at CBA in charge of its branch network, contact centres and third party mortgage brokers. Since joining RBS last year, Ross has begun a programme of investment across retail banking, focusing on improving branch facilities and offering advanced online and mobile banking services for customers. Ross has worked in the insurance and investment industries both in Australia and New Zealand for more than 25 years. He has management experience having spent over 18 years in senior executive roles including, Managing Director of stock-broking business First NZ Capital Securities and Chief Executive of National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Ltd/AXA New Zealand Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Business Studies, majoring in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management.

Ewen Stevenson

Mr. Ewen Stevenson has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company effective May 19, 2014. Previously at Credit Suisse for 25 years where he was latterly co-Head of the EMEA Investment Banking Division and co-Head of the Global Financial Institutions Group. Ewen has over 20 years of experience advising the banking sector while at Credit Suisse. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration majoring in Accountancy and a Bachelor of Law from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Rory Cullinan

Mr. Rory M. Cullinan has resigned as Executive Chairman - Corporate and Institutional Banking and Capital Resolution of the Company., effective 30 April 2015. CRG was set up to deliver, transform, optimise or exit the businesses and assets which will be the primary driver of the RBS capital build. CRG includes RBS Capital Resolution (RCR) and the divestments of both RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc and Williams & Glyn. He previously served as CEO of the Group’s Non-Core Division and also led the negotiation and establishment of RBS’s entry into the UK Government’s Asset Protection Scheme. Rory previously worked at RBS as Head of Equity Finance (2002-2005). Before rejoining RBS he was Co-Managing Partner and Group Board Member at Renaissance Group. Prior to 2002, he worked for a variety of banks and active financial investment companies in the Americas, Africa and Europe including Permira Advisors, Verdoso Investments (a company he co-founded), Pembridge Investments and Citibank.

Les Matheson

Les Matheson is the Chief Executive Officer - Personal & Business Banking of the company.. He joined RBS in January 2010 as Managing Director of Products, assumed additional responsibility for Marketing in October 2011 and then served as interim Chief Executive for UK Retail before assuming the role on a permanent basis. Prior to joining RBS, Les was Group Executive Retail for St George Bank (part of the Westpac Group of companies) and before that was with Citigroup for eleven years, where he was CEO Citibank Australia, Citigroup Country Officer for Australia and a member of the Citigroup Global Management Committee. Prior to Citigroup Les worked for a number of consumer marketing companies. He began his career with Procter & Gamble in Brand Management in the UK. Les is a member of the Board of Visa Europe and is a member of the Edinburgh University Court.

Alison Rose

Bruce Van Saun

Mr. Bruce W. Van Saun, CPA, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Prior to taking up his current role, Bruce was Group Finance Director and a director of the Company, RBS and NatWest having been appointed to those positions in 2009. Bruce has more than 30 years of financial services experience and has previously held senior positions with Bank of New York, Bank of New York Mellon, Deutsche Bank, Wasserstein Perella Group and Kidder Peabody & Co. Bruce is currently a Director of Lloyd’s of London and is a member of the Financial Services Roundtable and The Clearing House supervisory board and is active in several community organisations.

Simon McNamara

Mr. Simon McNamara is appointed Group Chief Administrative Officer of RBS Group. Since September 2013. Prior to joining the Group, Simon was Chief Information Officer of Standard Chartered’s Consumer Bank based in Singapore and has previously held a number of senior Information Technology and Operations positions in the global financial services industry including with Westpac Banking Corporation, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas and Midland Bank. He was also a founding partner in a successful software start-up company, CATS INC, in Silicon Valley. Simon holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics and Statistics from University College Swansea and a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire. He has also completed the Executive Programme at Stanford University.

Aileen Taylor

Ms. Aileen Taylor is Chief Governance Officer and Board Counsel and Company Secretary of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc., since May 1, 2010. A qualified solicitor, joined RBS in 2000. She was appointed Deputy Group Secretary and Head of Group Secretariat in 2007, and prior to that held various legal, secretariat and risk roles including Head of External Risk, Retail, Head of Regulatory Risk, Retail Direct and Head of Legal and Compliance at Direct Line Financial Services. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland, a fellow of the Industry and Parliament Trust and a member of the European Corporate Governance Council.

Sandy Crombie

Sir Sandy Crombie is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc., since June 1, 2009. Previously group chief executive of Standard Life plc and Chairman of Creative Scotland. He was also previously a director of the Association of British Insurers and Chairman of the Edinburgh World City of Literature Trust. In 2007 he was the Prince of Wales’ Ambassador for Corporate Social Responsibility in Scotland. He has been Member and vice-chairman of the Board of Governors of The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. President of the Cockburn Association.

Alison Davis

Ms. Alison Davis has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC. since August 1, 2011. Previously, she served as a director of City National Bank and First Data Corporation and as chair of the board of LECG Corporation. She has also worked at McKinsey & Company, AT Kearney, as Chief Financial Officer at Barclays Global Investors (now BlackRock) and as managing partner of Belvedere Capital, a private equity firm focused on buy-outs in the financial services sector.Non-executive director and member of the audit and compensation committees of Unisys Corporation Non-executive director, chair of the compensation committee and member of the audit committee of Diamond Foods Inc. Non-executive director, and member of the audit committee of Fiserv Inc Non-executive director, Ooma Inc.

Morten Friis

Mr. Morten N. Friis has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective April 10, 2014. He has also been appointed as member of the Group Audit Committee and Board Risk Committee. Morten has 34 years financial services experience and has previously held various roles at Royal Bank of Canada and its subsidiaries including Associate Director at Orion Royal Bank, Vice President, Business Banking and Vice President, Financial Institutions. In 1997, he was appointed as Senior Vice President, Group Risk Management and served as the Chief Credit Officer then Chief Risk Officer from 2004 to 2014. He was also previously a Director RBC Bank (USA), Westbury Life Insurance Company, RBC Life Insurance Company and of RBC Dexia Investor Services Trust Company. He is a member of the Board of Directors of The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, the Harvard Business School Club of Toronto and the Philadelphia-based Risk Management Association.

Robert Gillespie

Mr. Robert Andrew Joseph Gillespie has been appointed as Independent non-executive director of the Company with effect from December 2, 2013. Robert began his career with Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) where he qualified as a chartered accountant. He then moved into banking joining SG Warburg, specialising in corporate finance, and was appointed as Co-Head and Managing Director of its US investment banking business in 1989. Following the acquisition of Warburg by UBS in 1995, he then held the roles of Head of UK Corporate Finance, Head of European Corporate Finance and Co-Head of its global business and CEO of the EMEA region. He relinquished his management roles at the end of 2005, and was appointed Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank. Robert left UBS to join Evercore Partners, from where he was seconded to the UK Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, as Director General, from 2010 to 2013.

Penelope Hughes

Ms. Penelope L. Hughes is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc., since January 1, 2010. Previously a director and chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB and a non-executive director of Home Retail Group plc and chairman of its Remuneration Committee. She spent the majority of her executive career at Coca- Cola where she held a number of leadership positions, latterly as President, Coca-Cola Great Britain and Ireland. Former non-executive directorships include Vodafone Group plc, Reuters Group PLC, Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc and The Gap Inc. She has been Non-executive director, chair of the corporate compliance and responsibility committee and member of the audit, nomination and remuneration committees of Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc Trustee of the British Museum.

Brendan Nelson

Mr. Brendan R. Nelson is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc., since April 1, 2010. He was a Former global chairman, financial services for KPMG. Previously held senior leadership roles within KPMG including as a member of the KPMG UK board from 1999 to 2006 and as vice-chairman from 2006. Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland from 2005 to 2008. President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland 2013/14. Non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of BP plc. Member of the Financial Reporting Review Panel.

Sheila Noakes

Baroness Sheila Noakes is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc., since August 1, 2011. She is an experienced director on UK listed company boards with extensive and varied political and public sector experience. A qualified chartered accountant, she previously headed KPMG’s European and International Government practices and has been President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She was appointed to the House of Lords in 2000 and has served on the Conservative front bench in various roles including as shadow treasury minister between 2003 and May 2010. Previously held non-executive roles on the Court of the Bank of England, Hanson, ICI, Severn Trent, Carpetright, John Laing and SThree.
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