ANZ has appointed Andrew Géczy as chief executive of its international and institutional banking branch.
In his new role, Mr Géczy will look to grow the regional strategy in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific and will report to ANZ chief executive Mike Smith.
“Our super regional strategy has established ANZ as a leading international bank in the Asia Pacific region with an outstanding team working in 33 countries,” Mr Smith said.
“Andrew is the ideal leader to continue to grow the business in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific, to manage the risk and regulatory landscape, and to support the delivery of our super regional aspirations.”
Mr Géczy has more than 25 years' experience in financial services and joins ANZ from a role at Lloyds Banking Group where he was chief executive for wholesale banking and markets.
He has also held positions at Manresa Partners, Citigroup, PriceWaterhouse and KPMG.
“Mr Géczy is an experienced global banker, with a track record in leading international growth businesses, including Asia,” Mr Smith said.
“He also has a strong focus on building long-term client relationships and a deeper understanding in every area of our institutional product offering.
“Andrew provides a significant addition to ANZ’s management bench strength and I am very pleased to have him join ANZ.”
Mr Géczy will be a member of the ANZ management board and be based in Melbourne when he commences in his role on September 16.