Standard Life is a savings, investments and pensions company. We're based in the UK and operate across the world, with businesses offering various financial products and services. We've been around since 1825, and today we provide life assurance, pensions and investment management to around 6 million customers worldwide.
Standard Life in the UK comprises of our UK business areas and our Group Corporate Centre. Within the UK Business areas are Take to Market which supports our UK distribution channels; Operations, which includes IT and customer services; Risk which covers long term strategy and compliance; and Finance which supports our UK business in delivering shareholder value.
Within our Group Corporate Centre we have seven areas that support the business across all of our operating territories. This includes our Group strategy and CE office, Group finance, marketing, people and transformation, risk, information and technology, secretariat and legal and our digital centre of excellence.
Our asset management expertise helps to enhance and sustain wealth for our clients at every stage of the investment process. Customer-driven, we focus entirely on understanding client needs, and respond with advanced investment solutions that meet and exceed these requirements.
Our largest operation outside of the UK, in Canada our products and services include group savings and retirement, group insurance, individual life insurance, savings and retirement, mutual funds and portfolio management.
In Europe we have operations in Germany, Austria and Ireland. Ireland is also home to Standard Life International Ltd who currently provide offshore products for the UK market. In Asia, we have an operation in Hong Kong plus joint ventures in India and China. Our primary objective is to transform, grow and invest in our International business. In Edinburgh we also have a number of Internationally focused development roles in operations, product and strategy teams that support our expanding overseas business.
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