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Standard Bank's Lyons Says EU May Need `Two-Speed Euro'

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Jacko Maree - CEO, Standard Bank

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Rob Leith, Standard Bank CEO of Corporate and Investment Banking

Executives

Jacko Maree, Chief Executive Officer
Joined the group 1980, appointed to exco 1995
Jacko Maree started his career with Standard Bank Group in 1980 in the corporate finance department (CFD) and was appointed assistant general manager CFD in 1985. He was appointed managing director of Standard Merchant Bank Limited in 1991. In 1995 he became the managing director of Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank (SCMB) and was appointed executive director of The Standard Bank of South Africa. Jacko was appointed chief executive of Standard Bank Group in 1999.
Jacko currently holds directorships of Standard Bank Group, The Standard Bank of South Africa, Standard Bank Plc, Liberty Holdings, Stanbic Africa Holdings and Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC. He is a member of the board of the Institute of International Finance.
Ben Kruger, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Joined the group 1985, appointed to exco 2000
Ben Kruger joined Standard Bank Group in 1985, taking up various roles in SCMB. He was appointed deputy chief executive of SCMB in 1998 and chief executive of SCMB in 2001. From 2006 to 2008 he held the position of chief executive of global Corporate & Investment Banking, following which he assumed the position of deputy group chief executive of Standard Bank Group. In 2011, in his capacity as deputy group chief executive, Ben assumed responsibility for both the Corporate & Investment Banking and Personal & Business Banking business lines.
Ben is the chairman of Standard Bank Plc and a director of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC.
Peter Wharton-Hood, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Joined the group 1997, appointed to exco 1999
Peter Wharton-Hood joined Standard Bank Group in 1997 as head of finance and head of the financial asset services division of SCMB. In 1999 he took responsibility for the group's bancassurance initiatives and was also appointed as head of group technology and e-commerce. In 2005 he was appointed chief executive of Personal & Business Banking and head of the group's African operations. In 2006 Peter led the group's integration of Bank Boston in Argentina and was appointed chief executive of global Personal & Business Banking. In 2009 Peter was appointed deputy group chief executive and in 2011 he was appointed Standard Bank Group's chief operating officer.
Peter is chairman of Stanbic Africa Holdings and a director of Standard Bank Plc, Liberty Holdings and Standard Bank Argentina SA.

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