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Mark Whelan


Group Executive, Institutional

Mark Whelan was appointed Group Executive, Institutional in February 2016.


Mark Whelan is Group Executive, Institutional and member of the Executive Committee responsible for the bank’s global Institutional business across 15 Asian markets as well as PNG, Europe, America and the Middle East.

He has been in banking almost 30 years and has vast experience in the Asian Market, and Institutional, Corporate and Commercial Banking.

Prior to his current role, he held the roles of Chief Executive Officer ANZ Australia, Managing Director Corporate and Commercial Banking Australia and Managing Director of ANZ’s Institutional, Commercial and Private Bank businesses based in Hong Kong.

Mark joined ANZ in November 2004 as Head of Sales, Markets, before taking on the role of Joint Managing Director, Markets, in 2005 and then Managing Director, Institutional Asia, in 2007.

Prior to ANZ, Mark worked at Westpac where he held several senior roles including General Manager, Global Investor Sales and General Manager, Institutional Banking, Victoria.

Mark holds a Graduate Diploma in Taxation and a Diploma Accounting from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).

Mark is a Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) and a member of the Financial Treasury Association, the Australian Financial Markets Association and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Age: 63 years. Residence: Melbourne, Australia. 

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2016 Appointed Group Executive, Institutional
2015 Appointed Chief Executive Officer, ANZ Australia
2014 Appointed to the ANZ Management Board as Global head of Commercial
2011 Appointed Managing Director, Commercial Banking Austra
2008 Appointed Managing Director, Asia, Europe & America Institutional, Commercial and Private Bank