She joins from Bank of Scotland where she was senior area manager of mid-market corporate business. Prior to this Sklaroff held various positions at Lloyds Banking Group, Bank of Scotland and HBOS, and has extensive experience in business management, risk and strategy.
Reporting to chief executive Richard Charnock, Sklaroff will have responsibility for managing Standard Life Wealth’s business and strategic plan, governance framework and communication strategy. She will also be part of the leadership team based in Edinburgh.
Charnock said: “Shona will be a terrific addition to Standard Life Wealth. She brings a breadth of experience and an impressive array of dynamic skills and strategic insight. “We have ambitious plans to grow our business and Shona is an excellent addition, given her proven track record in leading high performing teams.”
Standard Life Wealth has offices in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Bristol and Leeds, and an offshore presence in the Channel Islands.