Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

  • FST Media
  • 7 September 2022
CBA appoints new Group CIO; BoQ poaches new CIO from NSW Government; and P&N creates a dedicated Data and Open Banking head role. Appointments – The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has appointed Gavin Munroe (pictured) as Group Chief Information...
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  • FST Media
  • 1 September 2022
The Federal Court formally promotes its Acting CIDO; UNSW appoints new CIO; and the NSW Government’s pioneering Customer Services minister and digital tsar set to retire from politics. – The Federal Court of Australia has formally appointed Paul Kennedy to...
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  • FST Media
  • 11 August 2022
Tyro appoints new tech chief; challenger banks, Heritage and BankVic, announce heavy-hitting exec tech recruits; and major changes at the top ranks of Australia’s chief financial and competition watchdogs. Australia – Payments fintech Tyro has appointed Paul Keen as its...
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  • FST Media
  • 6 July 2022
ASD seeks new CISO to drive REDSPICE cyber defence initiative; the soon-to-be standalone Health New Zealand appoints interim Chief Digital Officer; and DTA finds new CTO. – The interim Health New Zealand has appointed Stuart Bloomfield as interim Chief Digital...
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  • FST Media
  • 29 June 2022
Australia’s Federal Opposition appoints Shadow Financial Services Minister; the ASX promotes new CEO from within; and ANZ loses its Data and Automation Chief. Australia – The ASX has announced its replacement for retiring chief executive Dominic Stevens, with Helen Lofthouse...
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  • 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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