Nigeria’s former Coordinating Minister of the Economy/Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed an independent non-executive director at Standard Chartered Plc in the United Kingdom where she would be earning £130,000 per annum for her expertise in financial and development financing.
Ngozi, whose appointment takes effect from November 1st 2017 will be working with Standard Chartered PLC, a British multinational banking and financial services company with its headquarters in London and with a presence in 70 countries.
Chairman of the bank, José Viñals, in the statement said “Ngozi is a globally recognised African 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”