Form 6-K Westpac Banking Corp

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

Published: 2018-06-08 06:07:15
Submitted: 2018-06-08
Period Ending In: 2018-06-08
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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

 

June 8, 2018

 

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.

 

As previously announced on November 13, 2017, Westpac’s Chief Risk Officer, Alexandra Holcomb is retiring after 22 years with Westpac Group and 35 years in financial services globally.

 

Ms Holcomb will be replaced by David Stephen, currently Group Chief Risk Officer, RBS, who will join the Group in the coming months.

 

Given Ms Holcomb will transition out of her role as of June 25, 2018, Westpac Group’s Chief Financial Officer, Peter King will act as Chief Risk Officer from June 25, 2018, until Mr Stephen commences his new role. Westpac’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer, David Lees, will act as Chief Financial Officer during this time. 

 

Index to Exhibits

 

Exhibit
No.

 

Description

 

 

 

1

 

Media Release – Alexandra Holcomb retires from Westpac

 



 

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:    June 8, 2018

By:

/s/ Sean Crellin

 

 

 

Sean Crellin

 

 

 

Director – Corporate, Legal and Secretariat

 

 


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Exhibit 1

 

Media
Release

 

 

 

 

8 June 2018

 

 

 

Alexandra Holcomb retires from Westpac

 

As previously announced to the ASX on 13 November 2017, Westpac’s Chief Risk Officer, Alexandra Holcomb is retiring after 22 years with Westpac Group and 35 years in financial services globally.

 

Ms Holcomb will be replaced by David Stephen, currently Group Chief Risk Officer, RBS, who will join the Group in the coming months.

 

Given Ms Holcomb will transition out of her role as of 25 June 2018, Westpac Group’s Chief Financial Officer, Peter King will act as Chief Risk Officer from 25 June 2018, until Mr Stephen commences his new role. Westpac’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer, David Lees, will act as Chief Financial Officer during this time.

 

Westpac’s Chief Executive Officer, Brian Hartzer said: “I wish to thank Alex for her significant contribution over two decades. During this time Alex has driven innovation across numerous strategic, customer and operational roles, and implemented a strong risk framework across the Group as Chief Risk Officer. We wish her all the very best for the future.”

 

 

-ENDS-

 

For Further Information

 

 

 

 

 

David Lording – Media

 

Nicole Mehalski – Investor Relations

M. 0419 683 411

 

M. 0466 434 631

 


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