Clayton bags Standard Life group tax chief job

David Clayton has won the role of group tax director at insurance giant
Standard Life.

Clayton is currently a tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London, but
will now return to Scotland when he starts his new role on 24 November. He will
report directly to FD David Nish, and will have oversight of all group tax
affairs, Standard Life said.

He replaces Simon Burke who left Standard Life last month. Clayton’s has 25
years’ experience advising large corporate groups in Scotland, London and Sydney
on all aspects of corporate and international tax.

This appointment follows the recent announcement of Jackie Hunt as deputy FD,
Standard Life added.

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