David Nish (businessman)
|Born||David Thomas Nish
5 May 1960
Barrhead, Glasgow, Scotland
|Education||Paisley Grammar School|
|Alma mater||University of Glasgow|
|Title||former CEO, Standard Life|
|Predecessor||Sir Sandy Crombie|
David Thomas Nish (born 5 May 1960) is a British businessman. He is the former chief executive (CEO) of Standard Life, a British long term savings and investment company.
He was born and brought up in Barrhead, the son of a Royal Mail sorting office manager father (who died from a cerebral haemorrhage when Nish was just 17) and nurse mother. He was educated at Paisley Grammar School and the University of Glasgow, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in accountancy.
He was CEO of Standard Life from November 2009 until August 2015, having joined on 1 November 2006 as group finance director. He was previously a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and finance director of ScottishPower.
Nish comes from Glasgow, and still lives there. He and his wife Caroline have been married since 1983 and have two adult children.
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- "David Thomas Nish: Executive Profile". BusinessWeek. Retrieved 24 November 2012.
- "THE INTERVIEW: Jeff Prestridge speaks to David Nish about transforming Standard Life". The Daily Mail. 12 September 2010. Retrieved 24 November 2012.
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