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Westpac to review business units

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 4 MAY 2020
... NewCo Jason Yetton to lead the unit, effective May 18. In determining immediate priorities, Westpac chief executive Peter King said the group is looking to focus on its Australian and New Zealand banking businesses. "We have several businesses where ...

Westpac flags $2.2bn impairment

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
... industry-by-industry assessment of additional stress that could emerge down the line is also accounted for. Westpac chief executive Peter King said: "The world is going through a once in a lifetime health and economic crisis and we are committed to assisting ...

Westpac AUSTRAC bill continues to grow

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
... has seen costs change in the provision of group life insurance to the tune of $70 million. Westpac chief executive Peter King maintained the bank is well positioned to respond to the volatile environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Westpac's ...

Westpac names new chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
Westpac has confirmed acting chief executive Peter King will take on the role permanently to steer the bank through ongoing uncertainty. In an announcement today, Westpac chair John McFarlane said King has agreed to take on the role for the next two ...

Why banks are lifting TD rates

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... St George, Suncorp, Bank of Melbourne, Bank of Queensland, HSBC and Macquarie Bank. Westpac acting chief executive Peter King said the bank was determined to assist customers during the crisis. "This is a once in a lifetime event and a united response ...

Westpac facing new class action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 FEB 2020
... 19 November 2019. The law firm has named the bank, former chief executive Brian Hartzer and current chief executive Peter King as defendants. It is alleged that the defendants made false or misleading statements and failed to disclose the issues when ...

Westpac appoints new chair

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 23 JAN 2020
... anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism laws. The scandal led to the former chief executive Brian Hartzer stepping down and Peter King appointed as acting chief executive in November last year.

Thousands exit Westpac raise

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 DEC 2019
... actions of the bank in the days following eventually saw Hartzer step down from his role, with chief financial officer Peter King taking the top job in the interim as of December 2.

ASIC launches investigation into Westpac

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
... have taken place at Westpac. Brian Hartzer today stepped down as chief executive, with current chief financial officer Peter King stepping in as interim chief executive. King will take over from December 2. Hartzer has been given 12 months notice and ...

Brian Hartzer steps down from Westpac

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
... wake of AUSTRAC's investigation. Westpac today announced Hartzer will exit, with current chief financial officer Peter King taking over as acting chief executive from December 2. Hartzer said: "As chief executive I accept that I am ultimately accountable ...