ANZ today announced the appointment of David Wilson as Chief Risk Officer, Pacific, with responsibility for protecting the bank’s balance sheet across 10 Pacific markets, as well as overseeing risk strategies, policies and processes.
Mr Wilson has held a number of senior roles over his 21-year career at ANZ, including Chief Risk Officer, PNG; Senior Manager, Group Operational Risk; Head of Risk Shared Services, Bengaluru.
Commenting on the appointment, ANZ Regional Executive for Pacific, Tessa Price, said: “I’m pleased to welcome David to the Pacific Leadership team. His diverse experience and knowledge of the region will be an asset to our business.
“Managing risk has never been more important and I believe the joint effort between banks and Pacific regulators to absorb some of the economic shock of COVID-19 has been world class.
“I know David will build on the strong, mutually respectful relationships with our regulators to ensure our customers can not only navigate through the pandemic but become successful in the new world.
“I want to thank our outgoing Chief Risk Officer, Brent Turner, for maintaining our strong credit processes and positive relationships with regulators across the region during an unprecedented period.
“We wish Brent all the best in his new opportunity with ANZ in Japan and Korea,” Ms Price said.
Subject to necessary approvals, Mr Wilson will be based in Suva from April.
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