FORMER Deloitte partner and ex-BAA chief financial officer Margaret Ewing has resigned from the board of Standard Chartered for health reasons, the company said in a statement.
Ewing, who steps down as the investment bank’s independent non-executive director with effect from 31 January 2014, will also be stepping down from all her other business interests.
She was a senior partner at Deloitte until May 2012, where she led the firm’s CFO Programme, and served as CFO of BAA and group finance director of Trinity Mirror.
Ewing was awarded Outstanding Contribution at the British Accountancy Awards in 2012, for her impact on the accounting profession.
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