Stephen Hester has told ITV News: "There was a lot of friendly fire around RBS from different quarters" but in the big scheme of things "people have been supportive".
ITN's Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship explains why Stephen Hester's time ran out at RBS.
The man in charge of steering RBS back into private hands - retrieving £45bn of taxpayers cash in the process - is to leave the bank.
RBS chief executive Stephen Hester has announced he is to leave the taxpayer owned bank. But was he forced out or did he jump.