ANZ today announced the establishment of an international panel of technology experts to provide advice to the Board on the strategic application of new technologies and on emerging technology, digital and social media trends that affect the Bank’s business and strategic direction.
ANZ Chairman David Gonski said: “The Board and our senior executive team recently visited the West Coast of the United States to consolidate our understanding and refine our approach to digital transformation. The meetings also helped deepen our understanding of the opportunities that emerging technologies are creating to better support our customers.
“The financial services industry is now undergoing rapid change driven by advances in digital technology. The aim of establishing this advisory group is to ensure the Board and management have access to external perspectives, specialist insights and trusted advice to ensure we successfully navigate future opportunities and challenges,” Mr Gonski said.
The ANZ International Technology and Digital Business Advisory Panel will meet quarterly with the Board’s Technology Committee. Its members are:
- Aliza Knox - Managing Director Online Sales, Twitter Asia Pacific & Latin America
- Don Kingsborough - Former Vice President Global Retail and Head of Strategic Development, PayPal
- Filippo Passerini - Former Group President Global Business Services and CIO, Procter & Gamble
- Gerard Florian - Senior Vice President, Strategy and Engagement, IT as a Service, Dimension Data