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StanChart names David Whiteing group chief operating officer

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StanChart names David Whiteing group chief operating officer
FILE PHOTO: People walk outside the main branch of Standard Chartered in Hong Kong, China, August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo   -   Copyright  Bobby Yip(Reuters)
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LONDON (Reuters) – Standard Chartered <STAN.L> has hired David Whiteing as its group chief operating officer, the bank said on Thursday, a newly expanded role that will add in the banks global and country operations teams that formerly sat in its IT unit.

Whiteing joins from Commonwealth Bank of Australia, will start on Sept. 10 and be based in Singapore.

Doris Honold, the current chief operating officer, will assist in the transition before having her next role announced “in due course,” the bank said.

(Reporting By Emma Rumney and Lawrence White; editing by David Evans)

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