Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
subscribe to our newsletter

Baird to exit NAB, interim replacement announced

The big four bank has announced that the head of its retail bank has resigned from his post.

NAB has announced that Mike Baird, chief customer officer, consumer banking, will leave the bank, effective 15 April.

According to NAB group CEO Ross McEwan, Mr Baird has decided to take a break before considering new opportunities.

“Mike has been a tremendous leader, challenger of convention and staunch advocate for customers in his time at NAB. He has always spoken up for doing the right thing and been a voice for the broader community,” Mr McEwan said.

“I am pleased that he has been part of my leadership team but understand and accept the reasons for his decision to leave.”

Advertisement
Advertisement

PROMOTED CONTENT


Mr Baird joined NAB in 2017 to head up the bank’s corporate and institutional bank, before assuming the role as head of consumer banking in the back end of 2018.

The former NSW premier claimed he had enjoyed serving under former NAB CEO Andrew Thorburn, Mr McEwan and the board through what he acknowledged was a challenging and disruptive period, and noted strategic changes being considered within the bank. 

“I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Ross and I know the cultural and structural changes being considered will be strong foundations for NAB’s future. He will make a big difference,” he said.

“I have an open mind about what I will do next and will use the time to determine where I believe I can make the best, most fulfilling contribution to business and the wider community.”

NAB revealed that Anthony Waldron, executive general manager, broker partnerships will act as chief customer officer, consumer banking, while NAB searches for a permanent replacement for Mr Baird. 

[Related: NAB app offers gambling blocking

Baird to exit NAB, interim replacement announced
mortgagebusiness

Charbel Kadib

Charbel Kadib is the news editor on the mortgages titles at Momentum Media.

Before joining the team in 2017, Charbel completed internships with public relations agency Fifty Acres, and the Department of Communications and the Arts.

You can email Charbel on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Latest News

The Reserve Bank has announced its cash rate decision for the month of December, staying in line with market expectations. ...

Demand for housing finance has rebounded significantly from the COVID-19-related slump, while Melbourne auction volumes have overtaken Sydne...

Owner-occupied loans held by ADIs have continued their upward trend over October, particularly at ANZ and CBA, new figures show.   ...

FROM THE WEB

Join a group of highly informed brokers.

Broker Pulse, a community-driven knowledge base of lender performance Reveal exactly which lenders are making life easiest for brokers and their clients by taking this monthly survey and joining a group of highly informed brokers who leverage these insights every month.

JOIN NOW
podcast

LATEST PODCAST: What’s being done to support home building?

Do you expect to see strong uptake of the HomeBuilder scheme?

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.