People: Westpac Banking Corp (WBCPB.AX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Hartzer

47 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Director

Philip Coffey

55 2014 Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Peter King

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Brad Cooper

52 2010 Chief Executive Officer - BT Financial Group

George Frazis

50 2012 Chief Executive Officer - St.George Banking Group

David McLean

2015 Chief Executive Officer of Westpac New Zealand Limited

John Arthur

59 2011 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Company Secretary, Legal Counsel

David Curran

49 2014 Chief Information Officer

Alexandra Holcomb

53 2014 Chief Risk Officer

Christine Parker

54 2011 Group Executive - Human Resources & Corporate Affairs

Lyn Cobley

2015 Group Executive - Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB)

Jason Yetton

43 2011 Group Executive - Westpac Retail & Business Banking

Tim Hartin

2011 Group Company Secretary

Elizabeth Bryan

69 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ewen Crouch

58 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alison Deans

46 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Craig Dunn

49 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Robert Elstone

61 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Hawkins

60 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Marriott

57 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Bowden

Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Hartzer

Mr. Brian Charles Hartzer is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Director of Westpac Banking Corp. Brian joined Westpac in 2012 as Chief Executive, Australian Financial Services (AFS) encompassing Westpac Retail & Business Banking, St.George Banking Group and BT Financial Group. He also has responsibility for the division’s banking products, marketing and risk management. In 2014, AFS delivered a 12% growth in cash earnings supported by improved growth, solid margins and lower impairment charges. All AFS businesses delivered double digit earnings growth for the year. Significant progress was also made across non-financial metrics including St.George and Westpac Retail & Business Banking leading the major banks for consumer and business customer satisfaction, while customer complaints fell 27% due to a focus on addressing the root causes of customer concerns. AFS employee engagement, at 88%, is above the global high performing norm. With more than 25 years in financial services, Brian’s career has included responsibility for retail, commercial banking and wealth management businesses across four continents. He started his career at First Manhattan Consulting Group in New York, where he spent 10 years as a strategy consultant to financial services organisations. In 1994, he moved to Australia to work on a variety of strategic projects for ANZ, including a secondment as head of Consumer Marketing. He returned to San Francisco with First Manhattan in 1997, before moving back to Australia in 1999 to join ANZ full time as Managing Director of the Group's Consumer Finance Division, which included the Bank's credit card, merchant services and personal loan businesses. Brian completed his Bachelor of Arts in European History (Summa Cum Laude) at Princeton University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Philip Coffey

Mr. Philip Matthew Coffey is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Westpac Banking Corp. He has 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. He 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. He has responsibility for Westpac’s Finance, Assurance, 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.

Brad Cooper

Mr. Brad Cooper is Chief Executive Officer - BT Financial Group, of Westpac Banking Corp. 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 Officer - St.George Banking Group of Westpac Banking Corp. Prior to this appointment, 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 McLean

Mr. David Alexander McLean is Chief Executive Officer of Westpac New Zealand Limited., a subsidiary Company of Westpac Banking Corp. 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 since October 2012. 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 from 1985. David is a Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.

John Arthur

Mr. John L. Arthur is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Company Secretary, Legal Counsel of Westpac Banking Corp. John was appointed Chief Operating Officer on 24 November 2011 with responsibility for Group Services, which encompasses technology, banking operations, property, compliance, legal and secretariat services. He joined Westpac as Group Executive, Counsel & Secretariat on 1 December 2008. Before that appointment John was Managing Director & CEO of Investa Property Group. Previously, John has been a partner at Freehills and Group General Counsel of Lend Lease Corporation Limited. He also served as Chairman of legal firm Gilbert + Tobin and has had a distinguished career as a legal partner, corporate executive and non-executive director.

David Curran

Mr. Dave Curran is Chief Information Officer of Westpac Banking Corp., with effective 8 September 2014. David joined Westpac in February 2014 as a consultant on the Group’s banking technology modernisation program. David has almost thirty 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.

Alexandra Holcomb

Ms. Alexandra Holcomb is Chief Risk Officer of Westpac Banking Corp. 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, 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 in Singapore and Australia. Before that she worked with Barclays Bank and Chase Manhattan Bank in New York.

Christine Parker

Ms. Christine Parker is Group Executive - Human Resources & Corporate Affairs of Westpac Banking Corp. She is responsible 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, when she joined Westpac in 2007. Prior to joining Westpac, Christine was Group HR Director, Carter Holt Harvey, and from 1999 to 2004, she was Director of HR with Restaurant Brands New Zealand.

Lyn Cobley

Ms. Lyn Elizabeth Cobley is Group Executive - Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB) of the Company. Ms. Cobley is a highly-regarded senior executive with more than 20 years’ experience in financial services. She has held a variety of senior roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) including serving as Group Treasurer from 2007 to 2013 and currently as Executive General Manager, Retail Products & Third Party Banking. She was also Head of Financial Institutions at Barclays Capital in Australia, Head of Securitisation at Citibank in Australia, and CEO of Tradingroom (a JV between Macquarie Bank and Fairfax).

Jason Yetton

Mr. Jason Yetton is Group Executive of Westpac Retail & Business Banking of Westpac Banking Corp. Prior to this appointment, he was General Manager, Retail and Regional Banking, Westpac Retail & Business Banking from 2010. Before that, Jason was General Manager, Retail Banking from 2008. During 2008, he was a member of the Group’s 2017 strategy team. Prior to that role, Jason held a number of roles in BT Financial Group, including Head of Product, General Manager, Customer Solutions and CEO Commerce BT Unit Trust (based in Malaysia from 1997 to 1999). He joined BT as a graduate trainee in 1992.

Tim Hartin

Mr. Tim Hartin is Group Company Secretary of Westpac Banking Corp. 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 Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp. She serves as Director of Caltex Australia Limited (since July 2002, and Chairman since October 2007), Member of the Takeovers Panel, Powerhouse Museum Trustee Board, Australian Treasury Advisory Council and Director Advisory Panel to ASIC. Elizabeth has over 33 years experience in the financial services industry, government policy and administration, and on the boards of companies and statutory organisations. 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. In March 2014, Elizabeth was appointed a member of the Australian Treasury Advisory Council. She is 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 Directior at Bluescope Steel Limited (since March 2013), Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Chairman of Mission Australia. He is Member of the Takeovers Panel and the AICD’s Law Committee. Member of the Corporations Committee of the Law Council of Australia. Ewen is one of Australia’s most accomplished mergers and acquisitions (M&A) lawyers, having worked on some of Australia’s most significant M&A transactions during his career as a partner at Allens from 1988 to 2013. He served as a member of that firm’s board for 11 years including 4 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. In 2010, he was appointed as a member of the Takeovers Panel. Ewen is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a member of the AICD’s Law Committee. Ewen is also a member of the Corporations Committee of the Law Council of Australia. He is admitted to practise law in New South Wales, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory and Western Australia. In 2013, he 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. He is 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. She holds director ship at Insurance Australia Group Limited (since 1 February 2013) and kikki.K Holdings Pty Ltd. Alison has more than 20 years experience in senior management and strategy consulting roles focused 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. Alison was appointed an Independent Non-executive Director of Insurance Australia Group Limited in 2013 and was an Independent Director of Social Ventures Australia from 2007 to 2013. In December 2013, she was appointed by the Australian Government to a Panel of Experts conducting an independent costbenefit analysis and a regulatory review of the regulatory arrangements for the National Broadband Network. She is 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. Prior to his CEO role, Mr Dunn held a number of senior executive roles at AMP, including Managing Director, AMP Financial Services, Managing Director of AMP Banking, and Director, Office of the CEO. Before joining AMP, Mr Dunn was Chief Executive Officer of a Malaysian-based insurance company, a joint venture of Colonial Limited. During his time with Colonial he also held the position of General Manager, Group Finance, specialising in strategy, mergers and acquisitions. Prior to this, he worked with KPMG, including in Europe and Indonesia. Mr Dunn was previously a Board member of the Australian Japanese Business Cooperation Committee, a Board member and former Chairman of the Investment and Financial Services Association (now the Financial Services Council), a member of the Financial Services Advisory Committee, a member of the Australian Financial Centre Forum, a member of the Consumer and Financial Literacy Taskforce and most recently, a Panel member of the Australian Government’s Financial System Inquiry. He is a current Board member of The Australian Ballet and the Australian Government’s Financial Literacy Board. Mr. Dunn holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Robert Elstone

Mr. Robert George Elstone is Non-Executive Independent Director of Westpac Banking Corp. He holds directorship in University of Western Australia Business School. Other interests at Adjunct Professor in the Schools of Business at the Universities of Sydney and Western Australia. Robert has over 30 years experience in senior management roles spanning investment banking, corporate finance, wholesale financial markets and risk management. From 2006 to 2011, Robert was Managing Director and CEO of the Australian Securities Exchange. Previously, he was Managing Director and CEO of the Sydney Futures Exchange from 2000 to 2006 and, from 1995 to 2000 he was Finance Director of Pioneer International. Robert was a Non-executive Director of the National Australia Bank from 2004 to 2006, an inaugural member of the Board of Guardians of the Future Fund in 2006, and, during the years 2007 to 2009, he was Chairman of the Financial Sector Advisory Council to the Federal Treasurer. Robert is an Adjunct Professor at the Business Schools of the Universities of Sydney and Western Australia. Robert was appointed to the University of Western Australia Business School Board at the start of 2013. He is Chairman of the Board Audit Committee. Member of each of the Board Nominations, 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. He was also a Director of BHP (NZ) Steel Limited from 1990 to 1991, ING Australia Limited from 2002 to 2005, Esanda Finance Corporation from 2002 to 2005 and Visa Inc. from 2008 to 2011. He is 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 Limited (since July 2009, ASX Clearing Corporation Limited and ASX Settlement Corporation Limited. Chairman of Austraclear Limited. 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 1997 to May 2012. Prior to his career at ANZ, Peter was a banking and finance and audit and consulting partner at KPMG Peat Marwick. Peter has been a Non-executive Director of ASX Limited (and Chairman of its Board Audit & Risk Committee) since 1 July 2009. This appointment has involved Peter acting as a Director on the ASX Group Clearing and Settlement Boards and as Chairman of Austraclear Limited. Peter was formerly a Director of ANZ National Bank Limited in New Zealand and various ANZ subsidiaries. He is Member of each of the Board Audit, Board Risk & Compliance and Board Technology Committees.

Andrew Bowden

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Brian Hartzer

6,551,550

Philip Coffey

4,367,090

Peter King

1,128,720

Brad Cooper

4,068,180

George Frazis

3,627,410

David McLean

--

John Arthur

3,617,910

David Curran

67,114

Alexandra Holcomb

364,737

Christine Parker

2,247,340

Lyn Cobley

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Jason Yetton

2,666,190

Tim Hartin

--

Elizabeth Bryan

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Ewen Crouch

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Alison Deans

--

Craig Dunn

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Robert Elstone

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Peter Hawkins

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Peter Marriott

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Andrew Bowden

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As Of  29 Sep 2014
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