Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

  • FST Media
  • 4 May 2022
NAB makes dual Chief Digital Officer and Chief Design Officer appointments; Regional Australia Bank lures financial services veteran to CIO role; and Integrity Life finds new tech chief. – NAB has announced two new senior appointments to its Digital, Data...
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  • FST Media
  • 6 April 2022
First-ever transformation chiefs appointed at Westpac and AIA Australia; Cuscal formally appoints interim CIO; and Australia’s corporate and financial watchdogs make a suite of exec changes. Australia – Westpac has promoted Yianna Papanikolaou to the newly created role of Chief...
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  • FST Media
  • 30 March 2022
SA Labor announces its new cabinet, with Susan Close to take on the Innovation and Science portfolio; QLD gets a new Chief Customer and Digital Officer after a six-month vacancy; and the Federal Government has appointed its first stand-alone Freedom...
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  • FST Media
  • 9 March 2022
Westpac appoints new Chief to lead its Banking as a Service arm; Medibank finds new CISO after a more than five-month vacancy; and Colonial appoints new head of digital. Appointments – Westpac has appointed Damien MacRae to lead its Banking-as-a-Service...
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  • FST Media
  • 9 February 2022
ANZ appoints its first-ever CTO; Great Southern Bank nabs former CommBank/CFS CIO; and Westpac reshuffles exec team in cost-cutting drive, re-homing Customer Services and Technology function. – ANZ has promoted Tim Hogarth to become the bank’s first Chief Technology Officer....
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  • FST Media
  • 19 January 2022
NSW establishes new Enterprise and Investment Department, with dedicated tech and innovation minister; WA once again shifts ministerial responsibility for Innovation and ICT; and DTA loses senior tech leaders, with Services Australia picking up two senior digital appointees. Appointments –...
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  • FST Media
  • 12 January 2022
Buy now, pay later specialist Zip Co on the hunt for new tech chief, with fellow BNPL Openpay losing its Group CEO; CBA appoints new marketing head; and IAG poaches Westpac’s GM of risk. Australia – The Commonwealth Bank (CBA)...
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  • FST Media
  • 9 December 2021
NAB appoints first-ever Executive for Technology, Data and Digital; AMP recruits AustralianSuper’s tech chief; and the RBA appoints new Payments Policy chief. Australia – AMP has recruited AustralianSuper’s inaugural group executive of technology Felicia Trewin, appointing her to lead the...
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  • Patrick Buncsi
  • 1 December 2021
Sydney Metro, WA Health, and Queensland Government on the hunt for new tech chiefs; Victoria’s $2 billion innovation and research fund gets new CEO; and the ACCC appoints competition law veteran to its board. – Sydney Metro has created a...
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  • Patrick Buncsi
  • 9 November 2021
ANZ creates dedicated CIO role for its Australian arm; The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) appoints new tech chief; and Aussie BNPL player Zip Co poaches Citi’s global head of payments.  Australia – ANZ has appointed its current wealth chief...
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  • FST Media
  • 3 November 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) promotes its Deputy CIO to lead its tech function; TfNSW bids farewell to CISO after nearly three years served; while the SA Government announces mass recruitment drive for tech, engineering and digital design specialists to boost front-line...
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  • FST Media
  • 29 September 2021
AMP on the hunt for a new Chief Technology Officer; the Federal Government appoints Chair for its new three-person financial regulator oversight body; and Westpac seeks within to find the next Chief Executive of its NZ arm. Appointments Australia –...
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  • FST Media
  • 11 August 2021
OAIC chief reappointed for another three-year term as the Federal Government continues search for new FoI Commissioner; Victorian Government poaches Services Australia CIO to lead the DPC’s own Digital Victoria arm; and NSW appoints new 18-member digital identity advisory council,...
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  • FST Media
  • 4 August 2021
NAB looks abroad for new Chief Security Officer, Zurich appoints Country CEO to jointly lead its General Insurance and Life arms, and Judo loses its CISO following major exec rejig last month, as July sees a number of key movements...
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  • FST Media
  • 6 July 2021
June saw a number of noteworthy additions across Australia and NZ’s financial services sectors, with Judo Bank and CFS Superannuation also announcing major rejigs of their executive teams, and NAB revealing it will split its Chief Data Officer role –...
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