ANZ today announced that Anne Weatherston will step down as Chief Information Officer and that her responsibilities will be assumed by Alistair Currie, Group Chief Operating Officer, until a replacement is appointed.
Mr Currie, whose current role includes responsibility for technology, shared services and operations across ANZ said: “We have made very significant progress under Anne’s leadership by establishing a transformation roadmap for ANZ technology aligned to ANZ’s super regional strategy.
“This has seen ANZ strengthen technology infrastructure, introduce new customer channels including mobile goMoney and ANZ Transactive, deliver new global processing systems in payments, loans and markets, move to a single core banking platform in New Zealand and develop a first class technology organisation to support our business.
“We are now increasingly taking an integrated approach to the Group’s business transformation agenda across technology, shared services and operations. This is delivering more capability and better value for customers while driving significant productivity gains.
“Anne has achieved a great deal during her time at ANZ. I’d like to thank her for her contribution and wish her well with her future career,” Mr Currie said.
A global search will be undertaken to fill the role of Chief Information Officer with Mr Currie’s direct responsibility for ANZ’s technology function effective immediately.