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Frontier zeroes in on poor culture

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021
... and Do Another, Rafe focused on two case studies from the financial services Royal Commission - Commonwealth Bank and Westpac. Despite the many unethical behaviours of senior leaders who knowingly maximised profits at the expense of unsuspecting customers ...

Chief economist update: Confidence contagion

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021
... businesses beget confident consumers (through the labour market), making the jump in consumer confidence hardly a surprise. The Westpac-Melbourne Institute index of consumer confidence rose by 2.6% to a reading of 111.8 in March, "just 0.2 points below ...

Challenger names new head of life unit

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
... and marketing, and then had a stint as acting head of retail distribution. Prior to Challenger, she worked at Mercer and Westpac in senior human resources positions. Plater has moved onto a newly created role of head of operations and technology. Actuary ...

Westpac exec goes part-time

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAR 2021
Westpac's group general counsel & enterprise executive has stepped down and will move to a part-time advisory role. Rebecca Lim has been with the bank for 20 years and in her current role for a decade. She will continue in the role until a replacement ...

Former adviser charged over fabricated information

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAR 2021
The former financial adviser, who has previously worked for Westpac, Fortnum Private Wealth and Libertas Financial Planning, was charged with 16 offences related to fabricating evidence with hopes ASIC would stop looking into him. Ezzat Daniel Nesseim ...

Westpac best for ESG reporting in Australia: Report

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAR 2021
Westpac Banking Corporation has been ranked as among the best in the world for ESG reporting. It was the highest-ranked company in the ASX 50 for levels of transparency on ESG issues, according to the Currie Global ESG Monitor (GEM) study. The positive ...

Rest hires from NGS Super

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... Platform investment menus, as well as product management within the Corporate Super team." Prior to AMP, Jose also worked at Westpac, BT Financial Group, Perpetual, CommInsure and Colonial First State.

Challenger names chief financial officer

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021
... sales has taken on the role, following the resignation of Andrew Tobin last year . Rachel Grimes spent over 20 years at Westpac in several senior finance roles including director of mergers and acquisitions and chief financial officer - group technology. ...

Chief economist update: Australia's virtuous cycle

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021
... long-run average of +6 and despite lower than the +13 recorded in November last year, remains the highest in three years. The Westpac-Melbourne Institute index of consumer sentiment increased by 1.9% in February from 107.0 in January. Although it's ...

Actuaries Institute names new president

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... KPMG, Bui first joined the consultancy firm's actuarial business in April 2004 and left eight years later to work at Westpac as an appointed actuary. She rejoined KPMG in July 2012 managing the life insurance and financial services actuarial team ...