Sir Gerry Grimstone is to leave Standard Life Aberdeen, while it looks to recruit a tech-focused director; RELX finance chief joins Rolls-Royce as a non-executive.
Sir Gerry Grimstone. Photo: Standard Life
Standard Life Aberdeen
Three non-executives and the chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen are to step down, as the business reorganises its boardroom following the merger of the investment giants.
After eleven years as chairman, Sir Gerry Grimstone (pictured) has announced he will step down by the end of 2019. He chaired Standard Life prior to its merger with Aberdeen Asset Management in August 2017.
Along with Sir Gerry’s impending departure, three directors are also to leave. Julie Chakraverty, Lynne Peacock and Akira Suzuki will retire from the board at its next AGM. Suzuki’s role on the board was due to Aberdeen’s alliance with
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