Since joining ANZ in 2011 Mr Pinto has held Institutional Banking roles in Australia and a number of country leadership roles within Asia and the Pacific, including Kiribati, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Prior to this, Mr Pinto was Country Head Laos.
He reports to Vishnu Shahaney, Country Head Singapore and Head of South East Asia, India and Middle East.
“With his significant country leadership and international banking experience, Rufus will make a great addition to the strong ANZ team in the Philippines with his extensive network and passion for business, people and our customers,” Mr Shahaney said.
Mr Pinto will be based in Manila and his appointment is effective immediately.
ANZ has been operating in the Philippines since 1990.