Standard Chartered Appoints Don Robertson CEO of Canada

New York, 28 June, 2013

Standard Chartered Bank today announced that Don Robertson, head of its Canadian natural resources advisory team, has been appointed chief executive officer for Canada, in addition to his current responsibilities. Robertson will report directly to Creagh O'Connor, managing director and global co-head, Mining & Metals Corporate Finance, and matrix report to Mo Grimeh, head of Global Markets, Americas and Julio Rojas, chief executive officer, Americas for governance. He will continue to be based in Toronto.

Robertson joined the Bank in 2012, bringing more than 15 years of experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions in the Canadian mining and metals and energy sectors.

Standard Chartered's presence in Canada has grown significantly in recent years through the acquisition of oil and gas advisory firm Harrison Lovegrove in 2007 and mining and metals advisory firm Gryphon Partners in 2011.

For further information please contact:
Julie M. Gibson
Head of Business & Corporate Communications, Americas
+1 646.845.1114
+1 917.209.5872
Julie.gibson@sc.com

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