Gilles Planté is ANZ CEO Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Gilles leads ANZ’s businesses across the Asia Pacific region which covers all Retail, Commercial and Institutional customers, products and operations across 13 markets in Asia and 12 in the Pacific. He is also the Head of Treasury for International & Institutional Banking and an ANZ Management Board member.
Gilles drives the Bank’s focus on in-country execution and connectivity across ANZ's network to meet the needs of our customers who are trading, investing and migrating across the region.
Gilles joined ANZ in 1997 after 10 years of wholesale banking experience in Paris, Tokyo, New York and Singapore, predominantly with Credit Suisse.
During his time at ANZ, Gilles has held a number of roles including most recently CEO, North East Asia, Europe & America. He was previously Global Head of Markets, Head of Markets - Europe and America and Head of Currency and Commodity Derivatives.
Gilles sits on the Board of Esanda, one of ANZ’s businesses as well as one of Australia's largest vehicle finance providers. He is also currently a Board Member of Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank and Bank of Tianjin, the two partnerships of ANZ in China. In October 2012, he was appointed Non-Independent Non-Executive Board Member of AMMB Holdings Berhad.
Gilles holds a Master of Science from Ecole Spéciale de Méchanique et d’Electricité (ESME) in Paris.
Gilles holds dual French and Australian citizenship.
CEO Asia Pacific
Head of Treasury, International & Institutional Banking
ANZ Management Board Member
Non-Executive Board Memberships
Chairman, ANZ China (since Oct 2010)
Board Member, Bank of Tianjin (since Aug 2011)
Non-Independent Non-Executive Board Member of AMMB Holdings Berhad (since Oct 2012)
Board Member, Esanda (since Apr 2008)
Board Member, Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank (June 2011 – Mar 2013)
2010 - 2012
CEO Asia, ANZ (March 2012 – October 2012)
CEO Northeast Asia, Europe & America, ANZ
2005 - 2009
Managing Director, Markets, ANZ
2004 - 2005
Head of Trading, Markets, ANZ
Head of Financial Markets, Europe/Americas, ANZ
1997 - 2004
Global Head of Currency & Commodity Derivatives, ANZ
1987 – 1997
10 years derivative trading experience in Paris, Tokyo, New York and Singapore, predominantly with Credit Suisse.