31-Dec-2020 • Corporate

The Chairman of ME Bank, Mr James Evans, has announced the appointment of Mr John Arthur and Mr David Atkin as Non-Executive Directors, effective 1 January 2021, following the retirement of Mr John Nesbitt. 

Mr Evans commented: “We welcome John and David to the Board of ME Bank.

“John is a highly experienced and respected leader and comes to us with a wealth of banking and management experience. In particular, his expertise in delivering improved customer experience for banking customers through tech and digital innovation and streamlining customer operations will be of significant value to ME.

“David is an equally experienced and respected executive in the Australian financial services industry. He has a demonstrated track record of leading growth and transformation projects that create long term sustainable value for customers and stakeholders, for some of Australia’s largest financial services businesses.

“Both new appointees will bring decades of experience and leadership to the Board and will add significant value as we continue to deliver on ME’s promise to help people get ahead, in what is a time of significant change for the banking industry in Australia.’’

John was Chief Operating Officer and Head of Group Services at Westpac prior to his retirement in 2016. He is currently the Chair of Sydney Metro. He was previously a Non-Executive Director of businesses including Australian Funds Management, CSR and Investa Property Group.

David is Deputy CEO of AMP Capital and was CEO of Cbus Super until his retirement from the role in 2020. He is currently the Chair of SuperFriend. He was previously a Board member for The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, Frontier Advisors and Principles for Responsible Investment.

After almost four years on the Board, Mr John Nesbitt retires on 31 December 2020. 
Mr Evans commented: “John has served the Board of ME with distinction. The Board and I would like to thank him for the significant contribution he has made. John’s expertise in finance and extensive knowledge of and experience in banking and financial services have been especially valuable as the Bank has navigated the considerable change in the industry and the operating environment.”


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