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Report: RBS approached Whitbread boss as search for new CEO expands

Aug 02, 2019 - SNL European Financials Daily

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC has sounded out Alison Brittain, CEO of hotels and restaurant operator Whitbread PLC, about potentially becoming its new CEO, Bloomberg News reported July 30, citing people familiar with the matter.

The British bank is looking for a replacement for Ross McEwan, who has been in the post since 2013, during which he returned the bank to profitability and doubled annual profits to £1.62 billion in 2018. He is set to become the new CEO of National Australia Ban...