During his 30+ year career at ANZ, David has held a number of senior executive roles in retail and commercial banking including leading ANZ’s global Commercial segment from 2008 to 2014.

His experience in New Zealand includes being Managing Director of finance company UDC between 1998 and 2000, oversight of Eftpos New Zealand from 2002 to 2004, and Chairman of UDC from 2005 to 2007.  David holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Deakin University, a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and an Executive Masters of Business Administration, both from Monash University (Mt Eliza).

In 2015 David became a ‘Champion for Change’ a leader actively committed to diversity of thought and inclusiveness from all those who work for and with ANZ. In 2013, he won the Asian Banker CEO Leadership Achievement Award for New Zealand for successfully leading the merger of The National Bank of New Zealand with ANZ.

He is a founding director of the Australian food donation charity Second Bite, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Australia).

Key Dates

Appointed Group Executive responsible for the Asia Wealth, Pacific and International Retail
Appointed as Global Head of Retail
Appointment as Chief Executive Officer, ANZ New Zealand announced
Appointed Group Managing Director Commercial Banking
Appointed Managing Director, Esanda
Appointed Managing Director, Retail Banking
Appointed Managing Director, Merchant Payment Solutions Australia and New Zealand
Appointed General Manager, Merchant Acquiring
Appointed General Manager, UDC Finance, New Zealand
Age: 55 years. Residence: Auckland, New Zealand. Nationality: Australian.


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