CEO Today UK Awards 2021

78 CEO TODAY UNITED KINGDOM AWARDS 2021 Banking Winters, CBE CEO of Standard Chartered About Bill Winters Bill began his career with JP Morgan, where he went on to become one of its top five most senior executives and later co-chief executive officer at the investment bank from 2004 until he stepped down in 2009. Bill was invited to be a committee member of the Independent Commission on Banking, established in 2010, to recommend ways to improve competition and financial stability in banking. Subsequently, he served as an 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. In 2011, Bill founded Renshaw Bay, an alternative asset management firm, where he was chairman and CEO. He stepped down on appointment to the Standard Chartered PLC Board. Bill was previously a non-executive director of Pension Insurance Corporation plc and RIT Capital Partners plc. He received a CBE in 2013. Firm Profile We offer banking services that help people and companies to succeed, creating wealth and growth across our markets. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise – Here for good. With 85,000 employees and a presence in 59 markets, our network serves customers in close to 150 markets worldwide. We’re listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges. Using our unique diversity We make the most of our deep roots in rapidly developing Asian, African and Middle Eastern local markets to seek out opportunities at every turn. Placing a particular focus on supporting customers who trade, operate or invest across our footprint. What sets us apart is our diversity – of people, cultures and networks. We use this to give you the best possible customer experience, whether you’re an individual looking for easy, fast and convenient banking services, or a multinational corporation with highly complex financing needs. Supporting good growth As the economies in our core markets grow, so does the need for sophisticated financial services. We believe it’s crucial to help our customers adhere to global standards of conduct and compliance. Wherever we operate, we aim to support sustainable economic and social development. We do this through our core business of banking, ensuring a strong conduct framework, investing in our people and working with local partners to deliver community programmes. Promoting an inclusive culture We’re committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture – one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base. Bill

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