Ross McEwan, the Chief Executive of Royal Bank of Scotland and Malcolm Buchanan the Managing Director of Corporate and Commercial Banking in Scotland and Chair of the Scotland Board hosted a drinks reception and tour of the recently refurbished historic branch at 36 St Andrew Square, followed by dinner in the boardroom at 35 St Andrew Square. Ross spoke warmly and candidly on a broad range of topics, following which he led a Q&A session and lively discussion.
Many of Scotland’s leading businesses were represented at the event. The stunning surroundings and delicious food and drink were matched by Ross’s outstanding calibre as a speaker and his willingness to talk openly and positively.
Ross became Chief Executive of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group in October 2013. Between August 2012 and September 2013, he was Chief Executive Officer for UK Retail, joining from Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he was Group Executive for Retail Banking Services for five years. Prior to this he was Executive General Manager with responsibility for the branch network, contact centres and third party mortgage brokers. Ross has more than 25 years experience in the finance, insurance and investment industries, and prior to Commonwealth Bank of Australia, was Managing Director of First NZ Capital Securities. He was also Chief Executive of National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Ltd/AXA New Zealand Ltd. Ross has an MBA from Harvard.
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