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Brian Hartzer steps down from Westpac

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
... act as chief financial officer. As acting chief executive, King will be paid a fixed remuneration of $2.1 million. Westpac Group chair Lindsay Maxsted said King has had a "long and distinguished career at Westpac." "The board has asked [King] to focus ...

BT faces fees for no service class action

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2019
... seeking the best returns available for members, it appears BT chose to line the pockets of another entity in the Westpac group at the expense of its members," Rapoport said. "In recent years Westpac Life actually achieved reasonable returns on members' ...

Genetic tests no barrier to life insurance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
... in line with the UK, Switzerland, Germany, Holland and Sweden. At the recent Actuaries Institute Summit in Sydney Westpac Group director of insurance, finance Jessica Chen provided insight into genetic testing in the life insurance industry. She said ...

Westpac names business arm chief executive

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
... its newly formed business division after announcing a group restructure in March. Guilherme (Guil) Lima joins the Westpac group from HSBC, where he was most recently group head of wealth management for the last two years. He spent a further six years ...

Westpac profits down 24%, dividend flat

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
... and the bank dealing decisively with outstanding issues, including remediation and resetting out wealth strategy," Westpac group chief executive Brian Hartzer said. The past six months has been a turning point for the bank, he added. "We are proactively ...

Group risk inflows slow at CommInsure, AMP

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2019
... the lump sum market, swelling by 1.9% over the year ending December 31. Premium inflows declined the most at BT/Westpac Group (3%) while the biggest increase was seen by TAL (13.7%). The total risk market inflows stood at $16.3 billion up 1.9% over the ...

Westpac exits personal advice, restructures leadership

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
... to sell a number of advisers to Viridian Advisory. BT Financial Group will cease to be a standalone division of Westpac Group. Further, Westpac will no longer provide personal financial advice, moving instead to a referral model using a panel of advisers ...

TCorp sets green bond record

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
... support the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will be offered exclusively to clients of Westpac Group. The bonds' returns are linked to an index that tracks the stock performance of companies advancing global development ...

Diversity is the answer to war for talent

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
... inclusion, particularly for those who are from CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) communities.' "At Westpac group, we hit 50% of women in leadership roles last year and the key focus now is to maintain that 50% but also how we are retaining ...

BTFG reports first half earnings growth

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 7 MAY 2018
... months to 31 March 2018, an increase of 5% on 2H17. Overall BT Financial group added $404 million in cash earnings to Westpac Group's interim results, with the funds management business contributing $253 million - 13% higher than its contribution in ...