Investec appoints CEO-designate to key banking subsidiary

Jonathan Boyd
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Ruth Leas has been appointed CEO-designate of Investec Bank plc, they main banking subsidiary of Investec plc, which in turn is the FTSE 250 listed company housing the Investec Group's operations outside southern Africa. Subject to regulatory approval, the appointment would see current CEO David van der Walt shift to the role of chief risk officer for Investec Bank and Wealth Group and CRO for Investec Group - after the conclusion of the announced demerger of the Investec Asset Management business. His appointment too is subject to regulatory approval. Leas (pictured) has spent some 2...

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Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.