ANZ today announced the appointment of Michelle Jablko as Chief Financial Officer reporting to CEO Shayne Elliott.
Michelle joins ANZ from independent investment bank Greenhill & Co where she has been Managing Director and Co-Head for Australia since 2014. At Greenhill, Michelle is a member of the firm’s Global Management Committee with joint responsibility for leading its Australian business. Formerly she was at UBS Australia from 2000.
At both Greenhill and UBS, Michelle has been a strategic advisor to large Australian companies on strategy, M&A and capital markets across a range of sectors including financial services.
Michelle commenced her career as a lawyer at Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks where she was focused on M&A, banking and finance law. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Law with Honours in Law and Economics from Monash University.
At ANZ Michelle will have responsibility for all aspects of Finance as well as Treasury, Mergers and Acquisitions and Investor Relations. She will also be a member of the Group Executive Committee.
Commenting on Michelle’s appointment Mr Elliott said: “I am very pleased to have Michelle join the leadership team at ANZ. Her experience at Greenhill and UBS means she is strongly qualified to lead what is a broad strategic, financial and business role at the bank.
“With Michelle’s appointment and Maile Carnegie joining as Group Executive Digital Banking in July, it’s great to have now filled all the positions on the Group Executive Committee. “This completes an outstanding team drawn from a diverse mix of experience and new talent from inside and outside ANZ which sets us up to deliver stronger outcomes for our customers, our people and our shareholders,” Mr Elliott said. Michelle will be based in Melbourne and will commence with ANZ on 18 July 2016.
Graham Hodges, currently acting Chief Financial Officer, will focus on his position as Deputy
Chief Executive Officer after Michelle joins ANZ, where his role includes responsibility for
ANZ’s minority investments in Indonesia, Malaysia, China and The Philippines.