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StanChartered UK gets Okonjo-Iweala’s financial services at £130,000 per annum

Standard Chartered PLC, a British multinational banking and financial services group, headquartered in London, England and with presence in 70 countries has hired the services of former minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as an independent non-executive director.

According to a statement released by the company, her appointment is effective from November 1, 2017 and will be on annual earnings of £130,000 per annum for her expertise in financial and development financing.

José Viñals, group chairman said “Ngozi is a globally recognised African and international figure”.

“She has significant geopolitical, economic, risk and development experience and expertise at a national governmental level and in international organisations, which will provide significant insight and value to the Board.

“She also has deep knowledge of Africa as well as emerging and developing markets. I am delighted to welcome her to Standard Chartered.”