Standard Life Investments

Press Release

Standard Life Investments appoints new director of change and technology

17  February  2016

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Kennedy as Director of Change & Technology following a comprehensive selection process. Jonathan joins from Virgin Money Group where he was Chief Operating Officer.

Commenting on the appointment, Colin Walklin, Group Chief Operating Officer, Standard Life, said:

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“Jonathan brings with him substantial industry experience. He is a highly respected IT and change executive in the financial services industry and combines strong technical skills with an exceptional track record in delivering complex, organisation-wide change programmes. His experience will be invaluable in supporting our growth aspirations.”

Jonathan will join Standard Life Investments on 29th March and will become a member of the Standard Life Investments Operating Committee.

Concise CV:
2012 - presentVIRGIN MONEY GROUP
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Information Officer and Deputy Chief Operating Officer
2010 - 2012NORTHERN ROCK
Head of Operations
Head of IT Service Delivery
Director, Core IT, Infrastructure Integration
Service Delivery Director, HBOS Services
2001 - 2009HBOS
Director, IT Strategy Implementation & Head Of Customer
Head of Corporate IT/ Chief Information Officer, Bank of Scotland Corporate
Head of Distributed & Telecoms
Head of Customer & Ecommerce
Head of Data Centre Consolidation & IBM Integration
Head of Ecommerce
1991 - 2001HALIFAX
Head of Ecommerce
Group Client Manager, Retail br/> Manager, Call Centre Infrastructure
Technical Infrastructure Developer
1991BA (Hons), Computing In Business, University of Huddersfield, UK