Danske Bank appoints new COO from Royal Bank of Scotland

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Danske Bank has hired Frans Woelders from Royal Bank of Scotland as its new chief operating officer and member of the executive management team, the bank said on Thursday.

COPENHAGEN, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Danske Bank DANSKE.CO has hired Frans Woelders from Royal Bank of Scotland RBS.L as its new chief operating officer and member of the executive management team, the bank said on Thursday.

Woelders, who will join Danske on June 1 next year at the latest, comes from the position as head chief digital officer for personal banking at Royal Bank of Scotland.

Prior to that he worked with Danske's new chief executive Chris Vogelzang at ABN Amro ABNd.AS.

(Reporting by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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