Form 6-K Westpac Banking Corp

6-K - Report of foreign issuer [Rules 13a-16 and 15d-16]

Published: 2017-11-03 06:06:07
Submitted: 2017-11-03
Period Ending In: 2017-11-03
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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC  20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

November 3, 2017

 

Commission File Number 1-10167

 

WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

275 KENT STREET, SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES 2000, AUSTRALIA

(Address of principal executive office)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports

under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F             ____x_____              Form 40-F             __________

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  __________

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  __________

 



 

Incorporation by Reference

 

 

The information contained in this Report on Form 6-K, excluding the information set forth in Exhibit No. 1, shall be incorporated by reference in the prospectuses relating to the Registrant’s securities contained in the Registrant’s Registration Statements on Form F-3 (File Nos. 333-207931 and 333-220373), as such prospectuses may be amended or supplemented from time to time.

 

On November 3, 2017, Westpac announced that Robert Elstone has decided to retire from the Board at the conclusion of the 2017 Annual General Meeting on December 8, 2017.

 

 

Index to Exhibits

 

Exhibit
No.

 

Description

 

 

 

1

 

Media Release – Retirement of Robert Elstone

 



 

SIGNATURES

 

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION

 

 

(Registrant)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date:   November 3, 2017

 

By:

/s/ Sean Crellin

 

 

 

Sean Crellin

 

 

 

Director – Corporate, Legal and Secretariat

 


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Exhibit 1

 

 

MEDIA

RELEASE

 

 

3 NOVEMBER 2017

 

 

 

RETIREMENT OF ROBERT ELSTONE

 

Westpac Chairman Lindsay Maxsted today announced that Robert Elstone has decided to retire from the Board at the conclusion of the 2017 Annual General Meeting on 8 December 2017.

 

Mr Elstone has been a member of the Westpac Board since February 2012 and served on a range of committees.

 

Mr Maxsted said: “Robert has been a great asset to the Board with his deep knowledge of financial markets, investment banking and audit and risk management. We thank him for his outstanding contribution and wish him the very best in the future.”

 

Mr Elstone said: “It’s been an honour to serve on the Westpac Board for the past six years and I leave confident that the stewardship of this great company is in excellent hands as it enters its third century.”

 

 

ENDS

 

For Further Information

 

Andrew Bowden

David Lording

Head of Investor Relations

Head of Media Relations

TEL 02 8253 4008

MOB 0419 683 411

MOB 0438 284 863

 

 

 


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