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Bill Winters: banker not afraid to bare his chest takes reins at Standard Chartered: Theatre-loving American not only has cachet as a respected global banker and an architect of UK banking reform but as the owner of a fine falsetto singing voice

Feb 26, 2015 - The Guardian (London)
Board and Executive Moves

Not many bankers will strip off and sing in a perfect falsetto in public. But Bill Winters, who has been appointed the new boss of Standard Chartered after a radical shakeup of its executive team, once shed his shirt (showing off a freshly waxed chest) for a charity video entitled Life's a Pitch, along with other City executives. He even delivered a decent solo. The film was shown at a fundraiser in 2013 for the Young Vic theatre London, helping to raise £250,000.

Winters is a respected ...