Mark Rennison has joined the Board of NatWest Holdings Limited (NWH)* as an independent non-executive director and will also join the NWH Audit Committee, with effect from 1 September 2023. 

In addition, and as announced by NWH Chair Howard Davies at the NatWest Group plc AGM in April 2023:-

  • Graham Beale has stepped down from the NWH Board and the role of Senior Independent Director, with effect from 31 August 2023; and
  • Ian Cormack, currently an independent non-executive director of NWH, has assumed the role of NWH Senior Independent Director, from 1 September 2023. 


Howard Davies, said:-

“I’m delighted to welcome Mark Rennison to the Board.   Mark brings substantial retail banking expertise from his time as CFO of Nationwide, alongside a deep understanding of financial services and broad technical knowledge.

I would also like to thank Graham Beale for the contribution he has made since joining us as Senior Independent Director in 2018.  Graham’s commitment and dedication have been outstanding, and he leaves with our best wishes for the future.”


* NatWest Holdings Limited is the holding company of NatWest Group’s ring-fenced operations including its retail, commercial and wealth businesses.  Mark Rennison will also join the boards of National Westminster Bank Plc and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.  

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