RBS Appoints Katie Murray as RBS Chief Financial Officer

RBS Appoints Katie Murray as RBS Chief Financial Officer

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) today announces the appointment of Katie Murray as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with effect from 1 January 2019.

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18 December 2018

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Katie joined RBS as Director of Finance in November 2015 and was appointed as Deputy Chief Financial Officer in March 2017. Katie was appointed Interim CFO when Ewen Stevenson left the bank at the end of September. Katie will also be appointed as Executive Director and CFO on Boards of the NatWest Holdings Limited, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, National Westminster Bank Plc and Ulster Bank Limited.

RBS Chairman Howard Davies said: “I am pleased to welcome Katie to the RBS Board following a successful period as interim CFO. Katie brings nearly 30 years of Finance and Accounting experience in capital management, investor relations, and financial planning to the role. She has already contributed significantly to RBS over the last three years as the bank has resolved its last major legacy issues, returned to profit and restarted paying dividends."

CFO Katie Murray said:

“I am delighted to take up this role and look forward to working with my colleagues on the Board, the Executive Committee and across RBS as we continue to build a bank that is simple and safe for customers, produces positive returns for shareholders and makes a major contribution to the UK economy.”

There are no other matters to disclose under Listing Rule 9.6.13.


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The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has today announced the appointment of Katie Murray as Director of Finance. This is a newly created role which reports directly to the bank’s Chief Financial Officer, Ewen Stevenson.

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