NAB’s chief customer officer Anthony Healy has announced his departure after more than 10 years with the bank in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to his most recent role, Healy was chief executive of Bank of New Zealand for over three years. He was previously a director at JBWere NZ, chief executive of UDC Finance and head of business banking at ANZ for New South Wales. NAB’s chief risk officer Michael Saadie will assume the role on an interim basis while the bank searches for permanent replacement.
MyState chief executive Melos Sulicich has announced he will stay on as chief executive after previously announcing his resignation. Sulicich has been in the position since 2014 and has overseen growth in the business, doubling the banking loan book to over $5 billion and leading the bank’s digital transformation. Prior to joining MyState, Sulicich was chief executive of RAMS Financial Corporation and general manager, cleaning services at Spotless Group. He has extended his employment contract at MyState for at least 18 months.
EY has promoted Rita Da Silva to the role of Oceania wealth and asset management leader. She has over 30 years’ experience in financial services assurance and advisory services and has been a partner at EY since 2002. Prior to that she was a senior manager at Arthur Andersen. She takes over from Antoinette Elias, who is moving into the EY Oceania financial services tax leader role. Da Silva will be based in Sydney and responsible for leading EY teams of more than 400 wealth and asset management professionals across Australia and New Zealand.
Former Franklin Templeton executive Joe Marassa has joined Warakirri Asset Management to the newly created position of head of marketing and product. Marassa was head of marketing at Franklin Templeton for over seven years. Prior to that he held a number of senior roles at ING Investment Management including head of distribution services. He was previously head of institutional marketing at Colonial First State and senior manager of marketing and communications at Commonwealth Investment Management.
AMP Limited has announced that Andrew Harmos has retired from the board and the group’s risk, audit and remuneration committees. effective 8 May. Harmos has served on the board since 2017 and as a director of AMP Life and The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited since 2013. He will remain on the board AMP Life until the completion of the sale to Resolution Life on June 30. Rahoul Chowdry will assume the role of chair of the risk committee.