Movers and Shakers | January – February, 2019

In the aftermath of the Hayne Royal Commission, the new year saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with notable additions to MetLife, Westpac and AMP.
 

Australia

MetLife Australia has appointed Richard Nunn to the position of Chief Executive, Australia.

AMP has appointed Craig Ryman to the newly expanded position of Chief Operating Officer.

BankVic has appointed Deirdre Boyle to the position of Chief Product and Marketing Officer.

Bupa Australia & NZ has appointed Roger Sharp to the position of Director of Corporate Affairs.

AMP and Resolution Life have appointed Megan Beer to the position of Chief Executive, AMP Life.

The Police Bank has appointed Greg McKenna to chair its board.

AMP Capital has appointed Marsha Beck to the newly created position of Managing Director, Australia

SocietyOne has appointed Melissa Cicero to the position of Head of Digital Acquisition and Chief Marketing Officer.

AusPayNet has appointed Andy White to the position of Chief Executive, replacing Dr Leila Fourie.

InPayTech has announced Chief Executive Robin Beauchamp will now assume the role of Chief Technical Officer. InPayTech's new Chief Executive has yet to be announced. 

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has appointed Geoff Browne as its first Lead Ombudsman of Small Business.

The Federal Government has appointed Graeme Samuel to lead a capability review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), following the release of Hayne Royal Commission’s final report.

The Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) has appointed Phil Khoury to review the code of conduct and standards for credit unions, mutual banks and building societies.

The National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced the departure of Chief Executive Andrew Thorburn and Chairman Dr Ken Henry following the revelations of the Hayne Royal Commission.

AMP has announced the departure of Chief Customer Officer, Paul Sainsbury.

Westpac has appointed Margaret (Margie) Seale and Steven (Steve) Harker to its board.

ING Australia has appointed Dr John Laker to its board.

MLC Life Insurance has appointed Jacqueline Korhonen as Independent Non-Executive Director to its board.

AMP Limited has appointed Andrea Slattery as Non-Executive Director to its board.


New Zealand

Kiwibank has appointed Elliot Smith to the position of Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer and Mike Hendriksen to the position of Chief Legal Officer.

ASB has appointed Lohit Kalburgi to the position of Executive General Manager, Corporate Strategy and Customer Experience and Craig Sims to the position of Executive General Manager, Retail Banking.


December recap:

Bupa appointed Hisham El-Ansary to the position of Chief Executive for Australia and New Zealand. Bupa’s current Chief Executive, Richard Bowden, will depart in April this year.

Newcastle Permanent appointed Bernadette Inglis to the position of Chief Executive.

ASB appointed David Bullock to the position of Executive General Manager Technology and Operations.

The Bank of Queensland (BOQ) appointed Anthony Rose to the position of interim Chief Executive. Rose previously served as BOQ’s Chief Operating Officer.

Gateway Bank appointed Peter Buzek to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer and Debra Landgrebe to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) appointed Professor Genevieve Bell as Independent Non-Executive Director to its board.

The Bank of Queensland (BOQ) announced the resignation of Managing Director and Chief Executive Jon Sutton.

ANZ announced the retirement of Lee Hsien Yang as a Non-Executive Director.


 

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