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Scott Marcar appointed as Group Chief Information Officer

Scott Marcar will join NatWest Group’s Executive Committee as Group Chief Information Officer.

NatWest Group has announced that Scott Marcar will join its Executive Committee as Group Chief Information Officer from 5 September 2022, subject to regulatory approval, reporting directly to CEO Alison Rose.


Scott joins the group from Deutsche Bank where he was Chief Information Officer for the Investment Bank. Scott has over 25 years of technology experience having led teams across a wide range of Financial Services functions including Corporate and Investment Banking, Risk, Finance, Financial Crime, Infrastructure, Data, and Architecture.


Scott’s extensive experience within the sector include several years already served at NatWest Group, where he held a number of senior roles within technology between 2007 and 2014.


Simon McNamara, after almost 10 years as Group Chief Administrative Officer, has decided to take a new role in the Group as a Senior Advisor, managing and growing a number of key investments for the Bank.


Alison Rose, CEO, said:

“I’m delighted to welcome Scott to NatWest Group. We are very much looking forward to working with him and benefitting from his experience and expertise as we support our customers and communities as a relationship bank in an increasingly digital world. And I’m delighted that Simon, a hugely valued member of my team, will continue to work with the Group as a Senior Advisor.’’


Scott Marcar added “It’s a tremendous privilege to be joining NatWest Group at such an important time for the bank and its customers. The bank has an ambitious strategy built on one clear purpose; championing potential, helping people, families, and businesses to thrive. And I look forward to focusing on how technology can help.”

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