Ruth Markland goes public

She joins the board of Standard Chartered.

Six months after retiring from her position as managing partner for Asia at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Ruth Markland has joined the board of Standard Chartered as a non-executive director In directorial circles in Britain, high ranking professionals who join boards of public companies refer to themselves as 'going public'

Markland had been a partner with Freshfields since 1983 and had run the Asian office since 1996 During her time at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Asia, she saw the firm rise to the very top of the financial legal world Indeed in 2002, the firm won FinanceAsia's award for Best Financial Law Firm

Joining Markland on the bank's board is Paul Skinner who is chairman of...

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