Bahraini lender ABC names finance chief
Manama, May 15, 2014
Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) said it has appointed Brendon Hopkins as group chief financial officer, who will replace the retiring incumbent Roy Gardner.
The appointment of Hopkins, who spent 18 years at Standard Chartered including as CEO for Europe, will be effective as of June 1. Gardner had been CFO since 2009, the statement added.
Hopkins is the second experienced Standard Chartered banker to join ABC's senior management in recent months.
In February, ABC announced that Ray Ferguson, at the time chief executive officer of Standard Chartered's Singapore office, would join as group chief banking officer.-Reuters