Brian Hartzer to Become Westpac Group CEO

The Chairman of Westpac Banking Corporation, Lindsay Maxsted, announced that Gail Kelly has decided to retire as Chief Executive Officer on 1 February 2015. The Westpac Board has appointed Brian Hartzer to succeed Mrs Kelly as the Group’s CEO. Mr Hartzer is currently Chief Executive, Australian Financial Services, responsible for the Westpac Group’s retail, business