The firm had hinted that Alison Rose is to take over from McEwan
. She has been with the lender for close to 25 years and could become the first woman CEO to lead one of Britain's major lenders.
gave his 12-month notice to RBS in April and RBS has today reiterated he will remain in his position until a successor has been appointed and a handover has taken place.
also wrote that he had cautioned and charged the driver - and then invented an alleged response about this from the man.
went on to falsely claim in a police report that he had asked the suspect to identify the driver at the time of the crash - then fabricated his reply.
RESIGNING RBS chief Chairman Howard Davies said McEwan
"played the central role in delivering a return to profitability and dividend payments to shareholders".
The bank announced McEwan
's shock resignation just hours before a hostile AGM and ahead of this morning's first-quarter results.
RBS, still 62 per cent owned by the taxpayer, said it had gone from an PS8.9billion annual loss when McEwan
took over to a PS1.6billion profit, with the number of critical IT incidents down from 318 to 19.
has a year's notice period and will stay in the post until a successor has been appointed, with the bank saying its search for his successor would see it casting the net internally and externally.
Sixty-six-year-old Mr McEwan
, OFTORBREX Road, told the Observer he had explained his problem to Stirling Council and had been assured something would be done to uplift the bins.
Stephen Kerr, Tory MP for Stirling, who is championing the RBS victims, said: "It won't allay their fears that there was still alleged criminal activity going on as recently as 2016 and, when handed an opportunity to give the information to the Treasury Committee, Ross McEwan
decided not to disclose what he knew about a referral to the police."
Wilkinson, disguised as a gardener, tagged McEwan
and ran off laughing before hopping on a flight back home.
had let her brother stay at her Stirling home in the months before the attack because there were too many 'temptations' in Paisley for him.