MyState Ltd has appointed an interim chief financial officer (CFO) after former CFO David Harradine resigned from the company in August.
The Tasmania-based banking and wealth management group announced to the ASX that it has appointed former ME Bank CFO Gary Dickson to the role.
Mr Dickson joined MyState this week and will assume responsibility as interim CFO on 19 October. In his role, he will be accountable for the finance and treasury activities of the company to ensure the long-term business strategies are supported by effective financial outcomes.
“We are delighted to welcome Gary to our executive team,” MyState managing director and CEO Melos Sulicich said.
“Gary is a proven, high-calibre CFO with unique and relevant experience that is important to the ongoing success of our organisation.”
Mr Dickson brings with him over 25 years of experience in various financial roles, with 11 years of CFO experience. His most recent role was at ME Bank where he held the position of CFO for six years.
During his tenure with ME Bank, he led the financial team through a core banking platform replacement program.
Prior to this, Mr Dickson was CFO for AXA Australia where he led the delivery of statutory, regulatory and management reporting, budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning for the firm’s Australia based subsidiaries.
He also held senior positions with Colonial First State, Portfolio Partners Ltd, and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, where he was general manager, finance – investment and insurance services.
Mr Dickson has a fixed term contract with MyState until 30 June 2020.
[Related: APRA shakes up leadership structure]