Ex-ANZ CIO Anne Weatherston joins Mint Wireless board

Source: Mint Wireless Limited

Mint Wireless Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Anne Weatherston as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the Board of Mint effective immediately.

Ms Weatherston has 30 years of experience as a leader of business and technology change. This experience has been obtained across a range of large scale complex global organisations representing a variety of industries, predominantly within the financial services sector. She has operated at senior executive levels for most of her career and most recently she was the Chief Information Officer and a member of the Management Board of ANZ Banking Group Limited (ASX: ANZ), one of the world’s top 20 Banks. While at ANZ, Ms Weatherston was responsible for the provision of all technology services across the Bank including the definition and oversight of the Bank’s technology strategy to enable the super-regional ambition.

Prior to joining ANZ in 2010, Ms Weatherston was Group Chief Information Officer for the Bank of Ireland for four years. In that role she was responsible for the delivery of IT to all Bank of Ireland business units including the UK Post Office and the Bank’s international portfolio of investment companies. During her tenure she transformed the reputation of technology for service delivery, led the design of new technology platforms which included a new multi-currency real time payments platform.

Previously, Ms Weatherston has held various other senior leadership positions including Information Technology Director at Abbey / Santander (6th largest bank in the UK), Director of UK Business Integration at Gaz de France, as well as Director of Business Strategy, Development and IT for the Student Loans Company in the UK. She has an MBA from the Strathclyde Business School.

Chairman of Mint, Alex Teoh said that the Mint Board was delighted to welcome Anne to the team.

“Anne brings a wealth of experience within the financial sector, strong leadership and a solid track record in managing large scale core banking, technology and transformation projects. Anne also has excellent knowledge and strong connections of the financial services sector in the Asia-Pacific region,”

“This appointment highlights the importance of the Board’s intention to attract high calibre directors like Anne, who will not only enhance our depth, experience, corporate governance and diversity to the Mint Board, but will also assist the Company’s ambitions to becoming the most innovative mobile payments platform in the Asia Pacific region.” Mr Teoh concluded.

Ms Weatherston said, “I am very excited to be joining the Board of Mint, and being a part of an innovative and ambitious Company with enormous potential. I am looking forward to bringing my skills and experience to the Board and working with management to capitalise on the incredible opportunity the company has in front of it with its disruptive technology in the financial services industry.”

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