ANZ in New Zealand is led by a group of the organisation's most senior managers who are responsible for the long-term success of the company.

Chief Executive Officer David Hisco leads ANZ’s Leadership Team in New Zealand.

David Hisco

David Hisco
Chief Executive Officer ANZ New Zealand and Group Executive
B.Bus (Acctg); Exec MBA; FCPA; F FIN

David is CEO of ANZ New Zealand and Group Executive responsible for Asia Wealth, and International Pacific Retail. During his 30-plus year career at ANZ, David has held a number of senior executive roles in retail and commercial banking, including Global Head of Retail from 2015-2016, head of ANZ's global Commercial segment between 2008 and 2014 and Managing Director of UDC Finance between 1998 and 2000.  In 2015 David became a ‘Champion for Change’ a leader actively committed to diversity of thought and inclusiveness from all those who work for and with ANZ. In 2013, he won the Asian Banker CEO Leadership Achievement Award for New Zealand.

Paul Goodwin

Paul Goodwin
Managing Director, Institutional
 

Paul leads the market-leading Institutional Banking team, which manages ANZ's relationships with large corporate and institutional clients and provides the bank’s customers with specialised markets, transactional and financing solutions.

Paul has been with ANZ New Zealand since 2004, where he was previously Head of Institutional Relationships. He has also held senior corporate finance roles at Credit Suisse and The National Bank of New Zealand and worked for Ernst & Young in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Mark Hiddleston

Mark Hiddleston
Managing Director Commercial & Agri
BCom (Management)

Mark leads the Commercial & Agri business in New Zealand representing teams that deliver relationship management to customers with annual turnover ranging from $2-$250m. The Commercial & Agri business includes UDC Finance and Property Finance.

Recent roles at ANZ include Commercial & Agri General Manager Auckland & Northland, Head of Specialised Lending, Head Debt Syndication and he established ANZ’s Corporate Leveraged Finance team.  

Mark has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector covering a broad range of roles and organisations in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. He’s currently on the Board of UDC Finance.

John Body

John Body 
Managing Director, Retail & Business Banking & Wealth
BA (Eco); Dip. Banking; MBS
 

John is responsible for our market leading Retail & Business Banking & Wealth teams, providing banking services to one out of every two New Zealanders.  John led ANZ’s Wealth and Private Banking businesses in New Zealand from 2008 to 2016 during a time of strong growth.  Prior to this, he held a range of senior positions with ANZ in Singapore, Melbourne and New Zealand.

Michael Bullock

Michael Bullock
Chief Operating Officer

Michael is responsible for ANZ’s Technology and Project portfolio along with Supplier Shared Services and Property functions. Michael leads teams that provide technical and operational support enabling ANZ to deliver a huge range of products and services to its customers. Michael is a member of the ANZ Global payment leadership team and an active contributor to ANZ's Enterprise delivery solutions. An experienced international banker, Michael has more than 23 years’ experience in the finance and banking sector.

Antonia Watson

Antonia Watson
Chief Financial Officer
NZICA (CA), BCom (Hons)

Antonia is responsible for Finance, Taxation, Treasury and Internal Audit. Prior to accepting this role in December 2012, Antonia was ANZ New Zealand’s Financial Controller for three years. Antonia has also worked for Morgan Stanley in Hungary where she was General Manager of their business services and technology centre that served North America and Europe. She also worked for Morgan Stanley in Sydney, where she was Head of Finance and Infrastructure.

Bruce Macintyre

Bruce Macintyre
Chief Risk Officer
Dip. Banking; Dip. Bus Fin

Bruce leads New Zealand’s risk management function including wholesale and retail credit risk, market, operating and compliance risk, as well as lending services, portfolio reporting and provisioning functions. Bruce has more than 26 years of experience in banking, starting out with The National Bank, including experience in managing the wholesale banking operational risk and compliance, lending services and credit risk functions. He is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Felicity Evans

Felicity Evans
General Manager Human Resources
ABINZ

Felicity is responsible for leading strategies, programmes and policies to support the employment and development of ANZ’s 9,000 employees in New Zealand. Felicity has more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources and has worked in a number of senior roles at ANZ and provided HR support during the merger of ANZ and The National Bank.

Peter Parussini

Peter Parussini
Head of Corporate Affairs
MComm; Dip Chinese; Cert Journalism

Peter is responsible for leading ANZ’s external and internal communications, including engagement with staff, media, government, regulators, NGOs and other stakeholders. Peter has 25 years of experience in Corporate Affairs and his experience covers international affairs, acquisitions, national education campaigns, journalism and politics.

Craig Mulholland

 

 

Craig Mulholland
BCom, LLB, LLM (Hons), MBA

Craig is responsible for legal and corporate governance matters for ANZ and its New Zealand businesses.  He has more than 20 years experience in legal and commercial roles across a range of industries in New Zealand and overseas.  Prior to joining ANZ in 2011, Craig worked in a leading private practice in New Zealand and held a number of high profile in-house legal roles in large listed and private companies. Craig has extensive governance experience as a director on private and joint venture companies and advising boards of directors. 

Astrud Burgess

Astrud Burgess
Head of Marketing

Astrud is responsible for the continued growth and development of New Zealand’s largest financial services brand. Her team support our Retail & Business Banking, Commercial & Agri, UDC, and Institutional businesses with brand, marketing and sponsorship activities.

Over the last 20 years Astrud has held a variety of senior marketing roles in the financial services sector and with advertising agencies in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

She has a Masters in Marketing Management from Otago University.

Liz Maguire

Liz Maguire
Head of Digital and Transformation

Liz leads the digital transformation at ANZ, creating market leading digital capability to improve customer and staff experience.

Prior to her current role Liz led a $100m programme to update, reconfigure and relocate the ANZ NZ branch network. She also led the Retail stream of ANZ’s highly successful brand and technology change, and has managed the Retail self-service channels including internet banking, mobile banking, websites, ATMs and phone banking.

Liz has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector covering a wide range of leadership roles in products, marketing, business support and channel management in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

 

 

The Board is responsible for the governance and overall direction of the organisation, considering the needs of shareholders, staff and the community.

John Judge

John Judge
Independent Non-Executive Director & Chairman

John Judge was appointed to the Board in December 2008. Formerly a Chief Executive of Ernst and Young New Zealand, John has considerable experience in Australasian business and brings extensive financial and analytical knowledge to the Board. He is a director of Fletcher Building Limited and Fletcher Building Finance Limited and is a former Chairman of the Crown organisation, Accident Compensation Corporation. John is also a member of the Otago University School of Business Advisory Board.

David Hisco

David Hisco
Chief Executive Officer ANZ New Zealand and Group Executive
B.Bus (Acctg); Exec MBA; FCPA; F FIN

David is CEO of ANZ New Zealand and Group Executive responsible for Asia Wealth, and International and Pacific Retail. During his 30-plus year career at ANZ, David has held a number of senior executive roles in retail and commercial banking, including Global Head of Retail from 2015-2016, head of ANZ's global Commercial segment between 2008 and 2014 and Managing Director of UDC Finance between 1998 and 2000.  In 2015 David became a ‘Champion for Change’ a leader actively committed to diversity of thought and inclusiveness from all those who work for and with ANZ. In 2013, he won the Asian Banker CEO Leadership Achievement Award for New Zealand.

Shayne Elliott

Shayne Elliott
Non-Executive Director

Shayne Elliott is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ANZ, a position he was appointed to on 1 January 2016. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Shayne was Chief Financial Officer of ANZ, having held that position since June 2012. In that role, Shayne was responsible for all aspects of Finance as well as Legal, Treasury and Investor Relations, as well as having responsibility for Group Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions. Shayne joined ANZ (and the ANZ New Zealand Board) in June 2009 as the Chief Executive Officer, Institutional, overseeing all businesses that deal with ANZ's large business, corporate and institutional customers. Previously, Shayne was Head of Business Development at EFG Hermes, the largest investment bank in the Middle East, and spent more than 20 years at Citigroup.

Tony Carter

Tony Carter
Independent Non-Executive Director

Tony Carter joined the Board in August 2011. From 2001 to 2010, Tony was Managing Director of Foodstuffs (Auckland) and Foodstuffs (New Zealand), New Zealand's largest retail organisation. He has extensive experience in retail and has owned and operated several Mitre 10 hardware stores, and was a director and Chairman of Mitre 10 New Zealand Limited. Tony is the Chairman of Air New Zealand Limited, Fletcher Building Limited, Fletcher Building and Finance Limited and Vector Limited and he is a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Management.

Joan Withers

Joan Withers
Independent Non-Executive Director

Joan Withers has an extensive career in management and governance roles in New Zealand’s media and became an independent Director of our company in July 2013.  Joan is the former CEO of Fairfax Media and The Radio Network and is the Deputy Chairperson of Television New Zealand. She is also the Chair of Mighty River Power Ltd and is on the advisory board of The Treasury.

Joan is a trustee of the Tindall Foundation and the Louise Perkins Foundation (Sweet Louise). She also chairs the steering group for Grow Our Own Workforce, a project that provides a pipeline for Maori and Pacifika students in South Auckland aspiring to achieve a career in the health sector within the Counties Manukau District Health Board.  She has an MBA from the University of Auckland and is the author of "A Girl's Guide to Business" which was published by Penguin in 1998.

Mark Verbiest

Mark Verbiest
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mark Verbiest was appointed to the Board in October 2013. Mark has extensive experience in telecommunications, corporate governance and the digital economy. He brings a wealth of knowledge gained from a variety of sectors, including SOEs, Government bodies and the private sector. He is currently Chairman of Spark New Zealand Limited, Transpower New Zealand Limited and Willis Bond Capital Partners Limited. He is also a Director of Freightways Limited. 

Nigel Williams

Nigel Williams
Non-executive Director

Nigel Williams was appointed to the Board in December 2015. Nigel is ANZ’s Group Chief Risk Officer and former Managing Director, Institutional, Australia. He is a director of Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank Co. Ltd. Prior to joining ANZ in Australia he worked for ANZ National Bank of New Zealand and Southpac in New Zealand.  A graduate of Otago University, he is a former Director of NZX Limited, E*TRADE Australia Limited and Australian Financial Markets Association, and a past Board member of INFINZ. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, and in 2009 was awarded a fellow of INFINZ. He was a member of New Zealand’s 2008 Capital Market Development Taskforce.

 

More information

For more information about ANZ's management:

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