Business Briefing with Brian Hartzer
Chief Executive Officer, Westpac
For over 200 years Westpac has played an important role in the economic and social fabric of Australia. Established in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales, the company changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in 1982.
Brian Hartzer, Chief Executive Officer, Westpac Group will be speaking to AmCham members and guests in July.
About Brian Hartzer
Brian was appointed Managing Director & CEO in February 2015. Brian joined Westpac as Chief Executive, Australian Financial Services in June 2012 encompassing Westpac Retail & Business Banking, St. George Banking Group and BT Financial Group.
Brian is a Director of the Australian Bankers' Association and was formerly the Chairman until December 2015. Prior to joining Westpac, Brian spent three years in the UK as CEO for Retail, Wealth and Ulster Bank at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. Prior to that, he spent ten years with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) in Australia in a variety of roles, including his final role as CEO, Australia and Global Segment Lead for Retail and Wealth. Before joining ANZ, Brian spent ten years as a financial services consultant in New York, San Francisco, and Melbourne.