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Westpac Banking Corp (WBCPB.AX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lindsay Maxsted

61 2011 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Brian Hartzer

48 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Philip Coffey

55 2014 Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Peter King

45 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Lyn Cobley

52 2015 Chief Executive - Westpac Institutional Bank

Brad Cooper

53 2010 Chief Executive Officer - BT Financial Group

George Frazis

51 2015 Chief Executive - Consumer Bank

David Lindberg

40 2015 Chief Executive - Commercial & Business Bank

David McLean

57 2015 Chief Executive Officer - Westpac New Zealand Limited

David Curran

50 2014 Chief Information Officer

Rebecca Lim

2016 Chief Compliance Officer, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Alexandra Holcomb

54 2014 Chief Risk Officer

Christine Parker

55 2011 Group Executive - Human Resources, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability

Gary Thursby

53 2016 Group Executive, Strategy & Enterprise Services

Tim Hartin

2011 Group Company Secretary

Elizabeth Bryan

70 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ewen Crouch

59 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alison Deans

47 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Craig Dunn

52 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Robert Elstone

62 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Hawkins

62 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Marriott

58 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Bowden

Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Lindsay Maxsted

Mr. Lindsay Philip Maxsted is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Westpac Banking Corporation. He has been Non-Executive Independent Director since March 2008. He is Director of Transurban Group (since March 2008, and Chairman since August 2010). Director of BHP Billiton Limited (since March 2011) and BHP Billiton plc (since March 2011). He is Director of Transurban Group (since March 2008, and Chairman since August 2010), Director of BHP Billiton Limited (since March 2011) and BHP Billiton plc (since March 2011). Lindsay was formerly a partner at KPMG and was the CEO of that firm from January 2001 to December 2007. His principal area of practice prior to his becoming CEO was in the corporate recovery field managing a number of Australia’s largest insolvency/workout/turnaround engagements including Linter Textiles (companies associated with Abraham Goldberg), Bell Publishing Group, Bond Brewing, McEwans Hardware and Brashs. He is also a former Director and Chairman of the Victorian Public Transport Corporation.

Brian Hartzer

Mr. Brian Charles Hartzer is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of Westpac Banking Corp. Brian was appointed Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer in February 2015. Brian joined Westpac as Chief Executive, Australian Financial Services in June 2012 encompassing Westpac Retail & Business Banking, St.George Banking Group and BT Financial Group. Prior to joining Westpac, Brian spent three years in the UK as CEO for Retail, Wealth and Ulster Bank at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. Prior to that, he spent ten years with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) in Australia in a variety of roles, including his final role as CEO, Australia and Global Segment Lead for Retail and Wealth. Before joining ANZ, Brian spent ten years as a financial services consultant in New York, San Francisco and Melbourne. Westpac Board Committee membership: Member of the Board Technology Committee.

Philip Coffey

Mr. Philip Matthew Coffey is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Westpac Banking Corp. Since April 2014 with responsibility for overseeing Westpac’s contribution to the Federal Government’s Financial System Inquiry and supporting relationships with key stakeholders including industry groups, regulators, customers and government. He is also responsible for the Group’s strategy, mergers and acquisitions function. Prior to this appointment, Philip held the role of Chief Financial Officer from December 2005. Previous to this, he was Group Executive, Westpac Institutional Bank, having been appointed to that position in 2002. Philip first joined Westpac in 1996 as Head of Foreign Exchange. Philip has extensive experience in financial markets, funds management and finance. He began his career at the Reserve Bank of Australia before moving to Citicorp and AIDC Limited. He has also held roles in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Philip has an honours degree in Economics from the University of Adelaide and has completed the Executive Programme at Stanford University Business School.

Peter King

Mr. Peter King is Chief Financial Officer of Westpac Banking Corp. Since April 2014, with responsibility for Westpac’s Finance, Group Audit, Tax, Treasury and Investor Relations functions. Prior to this appointment, Peter was the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for three years. Since joining Westpac in 1994, Peter has held senior finance positions across the Group, including in Group Finance, Business and Consumer Banking, Business and Technology Services, Treasury and Financial Markets. Peter commenced his career at Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu. He has a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Lyn Cobley

Ms. Lyn Elizabeth Cobley is Chief Executive - Westpac Institutional Bank of the Company. Since September 2015. She has responsibility for Westpac’s global relationships with corporate, institutional and government clients as well as all products across financial and capital markets, transactional banking, structured finance and working capital payments. In addition, Lyn oversees Hastings Funds Management, global treasury as well as Westpac’s International and Pacific Island businesses. Lyn has over 20 years’ experience in financial services. Prior to joining Westpac, Lyn held a variety of senior positions at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) including serving as Group Treasurer from 2007 to 2013 and most recently as Executive General Manager, Retail Products & Third Party Banking. She was also Head of Financial Institutions at Barclays Capital in Australia, held senior roles at Citibank in Australia and Asia Pacific including Head of Securitisation and was CEO of Trading Room (a joint venture between Macquarie Bank and Fairfax). Lyn has a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University, is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Brad Cooper

Mr. Brad Cooper is Chief Executive Officer - BT Financial Group, of Westpac Banking Corp. Since February 2010. Brad initially joined Westpac in April 2007 as Chief Executive, Westpac New Zealand Limited and after successfully leading a change program in that market, moved to the role of Group Chief Transformation Officer leading the Westpac Group’s St.George merger implementation. Prior to joining Westpac, Brad was Chairman of GE Capital Bank and CEO of GE Consumer Finance UK & Ireland. He drove GE’s UK Six Sigma program and was certified as a Quality Leader (Black Belt) in December 2002. He was promoted to CEO of GE Consumer Finance UK in January 2003 and appointed Chairman of GE Capital Bank in April 2004.

George Frazis

Mr. George Frazis is Chief Executive - Consumer Bank of Westpac Banking Corp. Since June 2015, responsible for managing the end to end relationship with consumer customers. This includes all consumer distribution, digital, marketing, transformation and banking products and services under the Westpac, St.George, BankSA, Bank of Melbourne and RAMS brands. Prior to this appointment, he was CEO, St.George Banking Group. George joined the Westpac Group in March 2009 as Chief Executive, Westpac New Zealand Limited. George is highly experienced in the financial services industry. He was formerly Group Executive General Manager at National Australia Bank. Prior to that, George was a senior executive in Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Institutional Banking Division and has also been a partner with the Boston Consulting Group and an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force.

David Lindberg

Mr. David Lindberg is Chief Executive - Commercial & Business Bank of the company. Since June 2015, responsible for managing the Group’s end to end relationships across small and medium enterprises, commercial and agri-business customers as well as asset and equipment finance. Prior to this appointment, David was Chief Product Officer, responsible for the Group’s retail and business products across all brands, as well as overseeing the Group’s digital activities. Before joining Westpac in 2012, David was Executive General Manager, Cards, Payments & Retail Strategy at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. David was also formerly Managing Director, Strategy, Marketing & Customer Segmentation at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited and Managing Vice President and Head of Australia for First Manhattan.

David McLean

Mr. David Alexander McLean is Chief Executive Officer - Westpac New Zealand Limited., a subsidiary Company of Westpac Banking Corp. Since February 2015. Since joining Westpac in February 1999, David has held a number of senior roles including Head of Debt Capital Markets New Zealand, General Manager, Private, Wealth and Insurance New Zealand and Head of Westpac Institutional Bank New Zealand, and most recently, Managing Director of the Westpac New York branch. Before joining Westpac, David was Director, Capital Markets at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell since 1994, where he was responsible for starting and developing a new debt capital markets origination business. He also established the New Zealand branch of Deutsche Bank and was New Zealand Resident Branch Manager. In 1988, David joined Southpac/National Bank as a Capital Markets Executive. Prior to this, David worked as a lawyer in private practice and also served as in-house counsel for NatWest NZ from 1985. David is a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.

David Curran

Mr. Dave Curran is Chief Information Officer of Westpac Banking Corp. Since September 2014. David joined Westpac in February 2014 as a consultant on the Group’s banking technology modernisation program. David has almost 30 years of experience with proven expertise in IT and financial services and the implementation of large, complex projects. Before joining Westpac, David spent ten years in senior roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). Before joining CBA, he spent sixteen years at Accenture, where he was a partner, primarily consulting on financial services.

Rebecca Lim

Alexandra Holcomb

Ms. Alexandra Holcomb is Chief Risk Officer of Westpac Banking Corp. Since August 2014. As Westpac Group’s Chief Risk Officer, Alexandra is responsible for risk management activities across the enterprise across all risk classes and Westpac’s strategic risk objectives. Since joining Westpac in 1996, Alexandra has held a number of senior positions including Group General Manager, Group Strategy, M&A and Major Projects, Group Executive of Group Strategy, Head of Westpac Institutional Bank Strategy, and most recently, Group General Manager of Global Transactional Services. Prior to joining Westpac, Alexandra was a senior executive from 1992 to 1996 with Booz Allen & Hamilton International where she specialised in international credit, working throughout the Asia Pacific region. Before that, she worked with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York in private and business banking and international credit audit. She also worked in project finance in Paris and New York for Banque Indosuez and Barclays Bank respectively. Alexandra is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Board member of Asia Society Australia. She has an MBA in Finance and Multinational Management from the Wharton School of Business and a Master of Arts in International Studies and French from the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a BA in English and Economics from Cornell University.

Christine Parker

Ms. Christine Parker is Group Executive - Human Resources, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability of Westpac Banking Corp. Since October 2011, with responsibility for human resources strategy and management, including reward and recognition, safety, learning and development, careers and talent, employee relations and employment policy. She is also responsible for Corporate Affairs & Sustainability. Prior to this appointment, she was Group General Manager, Human Resources, from March 2010, with responsibilities across the entire Westpac Group. Prior to that, Christine was General Manager, Human Resources, Westpac New Zealand Limited. Prior to joining Westpac in 2007, Christine was Group Human Resources Director, Carter Holt Harvey, and from 1999 to 2004, she was Director of Human Resources with Restaurant Brands New Zealand.

Gary Thursby

Mr. Gary Thursby is Group Executive, Strategy & Enterprise Services of the company. Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Gary is responsible for the development of the Group’s strategy, along with business development and mergers and acquisitions. Gary first joined Westpac in 2008 and more recently was Chief Financial Officer, Australian Financial Services, where his responsibilities included Westpac’s Australian retail banking and wealth management businesses. Gary has a wealth of financial services experience, having held a range of senior positions across a number of financial institutions over the last 20 years. Prior to joining Westpac, he served as Chief Financial Officer, Retail Bank at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Gary commenced his career at Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu. Gary has a Bachelor of Economics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Flinders University of South Australia and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Tim Hartin

Mr. Tim Hartin is Group Company Secretary of Westpac Banking Corp. Since November 2011. Prior to his appointment, Tim was a transactional lawyer at Henderson Boyd Jackson W.S. in Scotland and in London in Herbert Smith’s corporate and corporate finance division. Tim joined Gilbert + Tobin as a Consultant in 2004, where he provided corporate advisory services to ASX listed companies. Tim joined Westpac in 2006 as Counsel, Corporate Core and most recently was the Head of Legal - Risk Management & Workouts, Counsel & Secretariat.

Elizabeth Bryan

Ms. Elizabeth Blomfield Bryan is no longer as Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp, effective 9 December 2016. Current directorships of listed entities and dates of office: Caltex Australia Limited (since July 2002, and Chairman since October 2007), Insurance Australia Group Limited (since December 2014, and Deputy Chairman since June 2015) and Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (Chairman since May 2015). Elizabeth has wide experience on the boards of companies. Prior to becoming a professional director she served for six years as Managing Director of Deutsche Asset Management and its predecessor organisation, NSW State Superannuation Investment and Management Corporation. Westpac Board Committee membership: Chairman of the Board Risk & Compliance Committee. Member of each of the Board Nominations and Board Remuneration Committees.

Ewen Crouch

Mr. Ewen Graham Wolseley Crouch is Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp. He is the Member of the Commonwealth Remuneration Tribunal, Law Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Corporations Committee of the Law Council of Australia and Board member of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Jawun. Other Westpac related entities directorships and dates of office: Nil. Skills, experience and expertise: Ewen is one of Australia’s most accomplished mergers and acquisitions lawyers, having worked on some of Australia’s most significant transactions during his career as a partner at Allens from July 1988 to January 2013. He served as a member of that firm’s board for eleven years including four years as Chairman of Partners as well as holding the following roles whilst a partner: Co-Head Mergers & Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets, Executive Partner, Asian Offices and Deputy Managing Partner. Ewen was a member of the Takeovers Panel between 2010 to 2015. In 2013, Ewen was awarded an Order of Australia in recognition of his significant service to the law as a contributor to legal professional organisations and to the community. Westpac Board Committee membership: Chairman of the Board Remuneration Committee. Member of each of the Board Nominations and Board Risk & Compliance Committees.

Alison Deans

Ms. Alison C. Deans is Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp. Alison has more than 20 years’ experience in senior management and strategy consulting roles focussed on e-commerce, media and financial services in Australia. During this time, Alison held a number of senior executive roles including as the CEO of eCorp Limited, Hoyts Cinemas and eBay, Australia and New Zealand. Most recently, she was the CEO of the technology-based investment company netus Pty Ltd, which was acquired by Fairfax Media Limited in 2012. She was also an Independent Director of Social Ventures Australia from September 2007 to April 2013. Alison was formerly appointed by the Australian Government to a Panel of Experts conducting an independent cost-benefit analysis and regulatory review of the National Broadband Network. Westpac Board Committee membership: Member of each of the Board Risk & Compliance and Board Technology Committees.

Craig Dunn

Mr. Craig William Dunn is Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp. He is the member of the ASIC External Advisory Panel and Consultant to King & Wood Mallesons. Other Westpac related entities directorships and dates of office: Nil. Skills, experience and expertise: Craig has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services, including as CEO of AMP Limited from January 2008 to December 2013. Craig was previously a Board member of the Australian Japanese Business Cooperation Committee, and former Chairman of the Investment and Financial Services Association (now the Financial Services Council). He was also a member of the Financial Services Advisory Committee, the Australian Financial Centre Forum, the Consumer and Financial Literacy Taskforce and a Panel member of the Australian Government’s Financial System Inquiry.

Robert Elstone

Mr. Robert George Elstone is Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp. He has over 30 years’ experience in senior management roles spanning investment banking, corporate finance, wholesale financial markets and risk management. From July 2006 to October 2011, Robert was Managing Director and CEO of ASX Limited. Previously, he was Managing Director and CEO of the Sydney Futures Exchange from May 2000 to July 2006, and from January 1995 to May 2000, he was Finance Director of Pioneer International. Robert was a Non-executive Director of the National Australia Bank from September 2004 to July 2006, an inaugural member of the Board of Guardians of the Future Fund, and former Chairman of the Financial Sector Advisory Council to the Federal Treasurer. Westpac Board Committee membership: Member of each of the Board Audit, Board Remuneration and Board Risk & Compliance Committees.

Peter Hawkins

Mr. Peter John Oswin Hawkins is Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp. He is director at Mirvac Group (since January 2006), Liberty Financial Pty Ltd, Treasury Corporation of Victoria, Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited and Clayton Utz. Other Westpac related entities directorships and dates of office - Member of the Bank of Melbourne Advisory Board since November 2010. Peter’s career in the banking and financial services industry spans over 42 years in Australia and overseas at both the highest levels of management and directorship of major organisations. Peter has held various senior management and directorship positions with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited from 1971 to 2005. Peter’s career in the banking and financial services industry spans over 40 years in Australia and overseas at both the highest levels of management and directorship of major organisations. Peter has held various senior management and directorship positions with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited from 1971 to 2005. He was also previously a Director of BHP (NZ) Steel Limited, ING Australia Limited, Esanda Finance Corporation and Visa Inc. Westpac Board Committee membership: Chairman of the Board Technology Committee. Member of each of the Board Audit, Board Nominations and Board Risk & Compliance Committees

Peter Marriott

Mr. Peter Ralph Marriott is Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp. He holds directorship at ASX Clearing Corporation Limited, ASX Settlement Corporation Limited and Chairman of Austraclear Limited. Other interests: Member of the Review Panel & Policy Council of the Banking & Finance Oath. Other Westpac related entities directorships and dates of office: Nil. Skills, experience and expertise: Peter has over 30 years’ experience in senior management roles in the finance industry encompassing international banking, finance and auditing. Peter joined Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) in 1993 and held the role of Chief Financial Officer from July 1997 to May 2012. Prior to his career at ANZ, Peter was a banking and finance, audit and consulting partner at KPMG Peat Marwick. Peter was formerly a Director of ANZ National Bank Limited in New Zealand and various ANZ subsidiaries. Westpac Board Committee membership: Chairman of the Board Audit Committee. Member of each of the Board Nominations, Board Risk & Compliance and Board Technology Committees.

Andrew Bowden