Lyn Cobley retires from Westpac

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Westpac has announced that Lyn Cobley, Chief Executive of Westpac Institutional Bank, is retiring from the bank. Westpac CEO, Peter King, thanked Ms Cobley for her contribution in leading the Institutional Bank over the last five years. “Lyn navigated institutional banking during a period of intense global competitive pressures and structural changes across these markets

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Peter King appointed Westpac CEO

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 Westpac Chairman Mr John McFarlane has announced the appointment of Mr Peter King as Chief Executive Officer. Mr McFarlane said, in moments of global stress and uncertainty, management stability and strength are vital. “I believe we need a Chief Executive in place now, not later, and with full, rather than acting authority. On my recommendation,

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Westpac announces new Acting Group Executive Enterprise Services

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Westpac Group has announced that Alastair Welsh has been appointed Acting Group Executive Enterprise Services while Gary Thursby acts in the role of Chief Financial Officer. Incoming Acting Chief Executive Officer Peter King said: “Al is an experienced member of the senior leadership team and has provided more than 25 years of service to the

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Westpac Board announces CEO and Board changes

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Westpac Group Chairman Lindsay Maxsted yesterday announced a number of executive and Board changes in the wake of the AUSTRAC Statement of Claim. Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Brian Hartzer will be stepping down as CEO with current Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Peter King taking over as acting CEO, effective Monday 2 December. Current Chief

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Westpac CFO Peter King to retire in 2020

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Westpac Group Chief Executive Officer Mr Brian Hartzer has announced that Peter King, Chief Financial Officer, has decided to retire in 2020 after a distinguished 25-year career with Westpac. Mr King has been the CFO since 2014 and prior to his current role was Deputy CFO. Mr Hartzer said that Westpac had benefited from Peter’s

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