Howard Davies, Chairman of RBS, said:
“Mark will bring a range of skills and expertise to the RBS Board and I am delighted he has agreed to join us. A former senior investment banker with broad financial services knowledge, Mark also has substantial FTSE 100 Board experience gained in various industry sectors, including as a Committee Chair and Senior Independent Director. I look forward to working with him”.
Mr Seligman is currently Senior Independent Director of Kingfisher plc, and a Non-Executive Director of Smiths Group plc. He has previously served as a Non-Executive Director of BG Group plc and as Deputy Chairman of G4S plc
During his executive career, Mr Seligman held various senior roles at Credit Suisse/BZW (including Deputy Chairman, CSFB Europe and Chairman, UK Investment Banking, CSFB); and previously SG Warburg (ultimately as Managing Director, Head of Advisory).
There are no other matters requiring disclosure under Listing Rule 9.6.13.