Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) today reported transactions in its shares by one of its directors.

On February 26, 2021, Maria Ramos, a non-executive director of Standard Chartered Plc, acquired 2,000 ordinary shares in the company at a price of £4.72 each. The transaction was executed on the London Stock Exchange.

Let’s recall that Maria Ramos was appointed an independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered PLC and Standard Chartered Bank in January 2021.

Ms Ramos has extensive CEO, banking, commercial, financial and international experience.

Based in South Africa, she served as chief executive officer of ABSA Group Limited (previously Barclays Africa Group), a diversified financial services group serving 12 African markets from 2009 to 2019. Before joining ABSA, shewas the group chief executive of Transnet Ltd, the state-owned freight transport and logistics service provider for five years.

Prior to her CEO career, Maria Ramos served for seven years as director-general of South Africa’s National Treasury (formerly the Department of Finance) where she played a key role in transforming the National Treasury into one of the most effective and efficient state departments in the post-apartheid administration.

She has served on a number of international boards, including Sanlam Ltd, Remgro Ltd, and SABMiller plc and more recently was a non-executive director of The Saudi British Bank and Public Investment Corporation Limited before stepping down in December 2020.