Former Westpac Institutional Bank chief executive Robert Whitfield has joined the board of CBA as a non-executive director.
Robert Whitfield, currently a director of NSW Treasury Corporation, has been appointed to the CBA board as an independent non-executive director.
The bank has also announced the retirement of current CBA directors Launa Inman and Harrison Young, who will leave the bank at the conclusion of the AGM on 16 November.
Before working at TCorp, Mr Whitfield had a 30-year career with Westpac, including chief executive of its institutional bank, chief risk officer and chairman of the Asia Advisory Board.
CBA chairman Catherine Livingstone said, "I am delighted to welcome Rob as a director of the board. Rob’s broad risk management and public sector experience, as well as his extensive banking experience, will deepen the board’s existing skills and expertise."
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