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Standard Chartered named a Top 75 Company for Executive Women in 2023 by Seramount

on 20 Sep 2023

The data shows that progress has been made at the top levels of corporate leadership

NEW YORK, September 20, 2023 – Standard Chartered US (the “Bank”) has been recognized by Seramount as a Top Company for Executive Women, which honors 75 companies that champion women’s achievements, with a focus on succession planning, profit-and-loss roles, gender-pay parity, support, and flexibility programs.

“I am delighted that Standard Chartered has been acknowledged as a leading employer for women in senior-level positions,” said Elaine Chin, Managing Director, Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing at Standard Chartered Americas. “This recognition reflects our commitment to advancing gender diversity in leadership roles across the Bank and fostering a work environment that is both inclusive and flexible, enabling all of our employees to thrive.”

Standard Chartered is dedicated to developing and promoting policies that support employees as they balance career and family responsibilities by offering flexible work policies. In addition, the Bank also recently introduced enhanced parental leave benefits, ensuring that all new parents are entitled to 20 weeks of paid parental leave regardless of gender, relationship status, or how their new child joins their family.

“Our Top Companies for Executive Women create workplace cultures where women are valued and supported, and most importantly where they can thrive,” said Subha V. Barry, President of Seramount. “We are thrilled to see more women at the CEO level and in the pipeline to CEO. These organizations continue to implement programs and policies that focus on women’s advancement, and based on our findings, they work!”

This recognition is the latest of many bestowed on Standard Chartered by Seramount, including Best Companies for Multicultural Women and Best Company for Dads. The Bank is also a Great Place to Work-Certified™ and Newsweek Most Loved Workplace-Certified organization. Visit our Careers page to find out more about the many exciting career opportunities Standard Chartered Americas offers. You can also learn more about Standard Chartered Americas’ diversity and inclusion priorities and how the Bank delivers them here.

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About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in 53 of the world’s most dynamic markets and serving clients in a further 64. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, here for good.

Our history in the US dates back to 1902, and we are currently present in nine locations throughout the Americas. Our Americas franchise focuses on financial institutions and select corporations and plays a key role in facilitating trade and investment flows between the Americas and Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

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