Standard Life Aberdeen plc
We are driven to be world class in everything we do, whether it's looking after our clients’ investments, offering our employees a rewarding career path, or fulfilling our responsibilities to our shareholders.
On 30 October 2018, the Board of Standard Life Aberdeen announced that Sir Douglas Flint will be appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman Designate of the Company on 1 November 2018. The Board intends that Sir Douglas will succeed Sir Gerry Grimstone as Chairman on 1 January 2019 and Sir Gerry will stand down from the Board at that time.
Return of Capital
On 31 August 2018 we announced the completion of the sale of Standard Life Assurance Limited to Phoenix Group Holdings.
The sale and the proposal to return up to £1.75 billion of capital to eligible shareholders was approved at our General Meeting on 25 June 2018.
More details regarding the sale and the return of capital - paid to shareholders on 2 November 2018 - can be found on the Return of Capital page.