People

People: IAG chief to step down

IAG group executive Ben Bessell has announced that he will leave the company in March 2020 after more than 26 years with IAG and CGU Insurance. Bessell was previously chief executive of CGU Insurance, chief commercial officer of IAG and…

People: MyState CEO to step down

MyState chief executive Melos Sulicich has announced his resignation and will be leaving in July 2020. Sulicich has been in the position since 2014 and has overseen growth in the business, doubling the banking loan book to over $5 billion…

People: Suncorp’s new CEO keeps the changes coming

Suncorp has appointed UBank chief executive Lee Hatton as chief executive of its banking and wealth division. Hatton had been in the position at UBank since 2015 and prior to that held senior roles at BNZ, National Australia Bank and…

People: UBS global trading head moves to BTIG

Investment bank BTIG Australia has appointed Andrew Dalgleish as chief executive officer. He joins from UBS where he has been for the last 13 years in a variety of senior roles. Dalgleish was most recently global head of portfolio trading…

People: HUB24 puts a lawyer on the board

HUB24 has appointed Ruth Stringer as a non-executive director and a member of its audit, risk and compliance committee. Stringer is currently a consultant at Herbert Smith Freehills and prior to that was a senior analyst and specialist in superannuation…

People: King puts retirement on hold to lead Westpac out of crisis

Westpac chief financial officer (CFO) Peter King will step in as chief executive after the ignominious exit of Brian Hartzer. King has been with Westpac for over 15 years and has been CFO since 2014. Earlier this year he announced…

People: Nuveen appoints new MD

Global asset manager Nuveen has confirmed that Nick Evans will stay on as managing director of Nuveen Real Estate Asia Pacific. Evans was the interim managing director following the resignation of Chris Reilly in August. Evans joined in 2005 and…

Comyn puts the finishing touches to his top team

Commonwealth Bank chief executive Matt Comyn has chosen a mix of talent from banking, telecommunications and IT for his overhaul of the bank’s senior ranks. In his latest move, Comyn has hired a South African banker to run CBA’s business…

People: First Sentier rings the changes with five appointments

Integrated advisory firm Findex has appointed Jane Betts as its inaugural chief people officer. She has over 20 years’ experience in human resources and joins from AGL Energy, where she was general manager people, strategy and partnering. Prior to that…

People: Suncorp exec moves to RACQ

Suncorp’s banking and wealth chief executive David Carter has resigned to take on the role of group chief executive at Queensland’s peak motoring body, RACQ. Carter has been in the position for the last three years and was with Suncorp…