Appointment

Exel joins Westpac board

Board Move

Audette+exel

Westpac has appointed Audette Exel to its board as a non-executive director, adding someone with more than 35 years of experience in financial services.

Exel also has a background in law, and was a practicing solicitor focusing on international finance with Linklaters and Allen Allen & Hemsley. She was the managing director of the Bermuda Commercial Bank and has held board positions with Suncorp and the Bermuda Stock Exchange.

"We are delighted to welcome Audette to the Board," said Westpac chair John MfFarlane. "Audette's extensive business leadership experience, entrepreneurship, and deep contribution to philanthropy will bring new insights to the Board and complement Westpac's purpose of helping Australians and New Zealanders succeed."

Excel said she was honoured to join the board. "Westpac is hugely important to the lives of so many Australians and New Zealanders, and has played an important role to the lives of so many Australians and New Zealanders, and has played an important role in the economic and social fabric of those countries. I very much look forward to becoming part of the Westpac Group and to working with John and the Board."

Appointment

July 2021

Non-Executive Director

Westpac Group