Graeme Liebelt, the former chief executive of global mining company Orica Ltd, has been appointed to the ANZ board effective 1 July 2013.
Mr Liebelt was an Orica executive for 23 years, including as CEO from 2005 to 2012. He is currently a director of Amcor Limited and The Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited, ANZ stated.
He is also deputy chairman of the Melbourne Business School, a director of Carey Baptist Grammar School and deputy chairman of The Global Foundation.
ANZ chairman John Morschel said he was pleased to have Mr Liebelt join the board.
“He has extensive international experience and a strong record of achievement as a senior executive, including in strategy development and implementation,” Mr Morschel said.
“I am sure he will make a significant contribution to the board.”
Mr Liebelt will stand for election at the next ANZ annual general meeting in December 2013, the bank stated.