Veteran makes switch

Begbie leaves Standard Life Aberdeen for Tesco Bank

Sandy Begbie

Sandy Begbie: ‘great opportunity’


Financial services veteran Sandy Begbie has joined Tesco Bank as chief transformation officer.

Mr Begbie will join the bank’s executive committee next week reporting to chief executive Gerry Mallon and will be responsible for driving change.

He was most recently director of global people, organisation and culture integration, at Standard Life Aberdeen as well as lead executive for China and Hong Kong.

Prior to Standard Life Aberdeen, he worked at Standard Life, Aegon UK, Scottish Power and the Royal Bank of Scotland. He was appointed a CBE last year for services to business and social inclusion.

Mr Mallon said: “We are pleased to welcome somebody of his calibre and wealth of experience. The role he will lead is vital to ensuring that we drive substantial positive change for our customers. I very much look forward to working with him.”

Mr Begbie added: “There is a great opportunity for the bank to make a real difference for Tesco customers and I am looking forward to working with Gerry and his executive team in delivering on that promise.”

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