* For banks, enterprise value is substituted with market cap. Source: Bloomberg Finance L.P.
Standard Chartered appears in the following brand league tables:
Rank 33 in the
Banking 500 2013.
Rank 149 in the Global 500 2013.
Rank 14 in the Brands of British Origin Top 50 2013.
Rank 124 in the Global 500 2012.
Rank 14 in the Brands of British Origin Top 50 2012.
Rank 24 in the Banking 500 2012.
Rank 26 in the Banking 500 2011.
Rank 126 in the Global 500 2011.
Rank 13 in the Brands of British Origin Top 50 2011.
Rank 24 in the Banking 500 2010.
Rank 107 in the Global 500 2010.
Rank 13 in the Brands of British Origin Top 50 2010.
Rank 138 in the Global 500 2009.
Rank 24 in the Banking 500 2009.
Rank 136 in the Global 500 2008.
Rank 24 in the Banking 500 2008.
Rank 183 in the Global 250 2007.
2013 brand performance*
* Figures taken on 31st December 2012.
2012 brand performance*
* Figures taken on 31st December 2011.
2011 brand performance*
* Figures taken on 31st December 2010.
2010 brand performance*
* Figures taken on 31st December 2009.
Brandirectory user rating*
* Average values from a total of 7 votes.
John Peace, Chairman
John Peace is Chairman of the Board. Initially an independent Non-Executive Director, he was appointed Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC on 2 July 2009.
He is Chairman of Experian plc and Burberry Group plc. John is also a member of the board of governors of Nottingham Trent University, Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Nottinghamshire, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Chairman of The Work Foundation.
John joined GUS in 1970 where he held senior IT positions within the retail and home shopping divisions. In 1980, he co-founded CCN, a trading company formed by GUS that marketed information services to retailers and other lending organisations. CCN went on to become one of Europe's largest information services businesses and, following the acquisition of other major information services in the US and Europe, it became Experian and John became Chief Executive.
John was appointed to the Board of GUS plc in 1997 and became their Group Chief Executive in January 2000. During his tenure the group concentrated on three major businesses: Home Retail Group, Experian and Burberry and shareholder value more than trebled.
In 2002 John was appointed Chairman of Burberry in advance of its successful flotation. GUS demerged its remaining businesses in 2006 and he became Chairman of Experian.
Peter Sands, Group Chief Executive
Peter Sands was appointed Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered PLC in November 2006. Immediately prior to this Peter had been Group Finance Director of Standard Chartered PLC since his appointment as a Group Executive Director in May 2002.
Prior to his appointment to the Board of Standard Chartered PLC, Peter was a Director with worldwide consultants McKinsey & Co. Peter had been with McKinsey since 1988 where he worked extensively in the banking and technology sectors in a wide range of international markets. He was elected a partner of McKinsey in 1996 and became Director in 2000.
Peter graduated from Oxford University and holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, where he was a Harkness Fellow.
Peter, who grew up in Asia, is married with four children. He was born on 8 January 1962.
Richard Meddings, Group Finance Director
Richard Meddings was appointed as Group Finance Director of Standard Chartered PLC in November 2006, having joined the Board as a Group Executive Director in November 2002. He is based in London and is responsible for Finance, Group Corporate Treasury, Risk and Group Corporate Development.
Immediately prior to his appointment as Group Finance Director, Richard had been Group Executive Director for growth and governance across Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, Europe and the Americas. Before that he was Group Executive Director with responsibility for Risk, Group Special Assets Management and Legal & Compliance.
Before joining Standard Chartered, Richard was Chief Operating Officer, Barclays Private Clients and prior to that he was Group Financial Controller at Barclays PLC. Richard was Group Finance Director of Woolwich PLC before the acquisition of Woolwich PLC by Barclays PLC. In this role his responsibilities included Finance, Strategy, Investor Relations, Risk, Compliance and Treasury.
Richard is Chairman of ‘Seeing is Believing’ a Standard Chartered community investment project which prevents avoidable blindness for thousands of individuals and communities around the world. Over US$17m has been raised to date which is invested in 35 projects in 20 countries to cure and prevent blindness. Seeing is Believing is now seeking to raise a further US$20m to support comprehensive eye care facilities in slums across the developing world.
Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1983 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He attended Wolverhampton Grammar School, following which he graduated from Exeter College, Oxford with a MA (Hons) in Modern History. He became a Non Executive Director of 3i Group plc in September, 2008 and is a member of the Governing Council of the International Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom. Previously he was a member of the Indo British Partnership Network from April, 2005 until August, 2007.
Richard is married with three children and his interests include football, cricket and golf. He was born in 1958.