Standard Chartered Hires Senior Duo
Chartered has made two senior appointments to its
legal, compliance and regulatory programmes.
David Fein joins as group general counsel, while Jean
Moorhouse joins as head of group prudential regulatory affairs.
Group chief executive Peter Sands said that the appointments
will build on the London-listed bank’s ongoing investments in legal and regulatory
“It is imperative that we strive for the highest standards
of conduct and compliance across the bank and that we play our part in the
global fight against financial crime.”
As such, Fein will report directly to group chief executive,
Peter Sands as he advises the board and senior management on all material legal
issues affecting the bank including M&A, corporate activity and disputes.
Fein joins Standard Chartered from his prior role as United
for the district of Connecticut, where he gained experience identifying and
fighting financial crime, as well as strong relationships with both federal and
state authorities. He was previously a partner at law firm Wiggin and Dana and
served as associate White House counsel under President Clinton. Fein joins the
bank this month.
Jean Moorhouse joins Standard Chartered from the UK
Prudential Regulatory Authority on 25 November and will report to group finance
director Richard Meddings, as she manages the bank’s relationship with the PRA
on treasury, risk, finance and compliance functions.
Moorhouse is currently the PRA’s lead supervisor responsible
for Lloyds Banking Group. She joined the FSA in 1998, and was the lead
regulator for Standard Chartered. Prior to this, Moorhouse was a senior manager
in the international division at the Bank of England.