Aug 28, 2013
August 19th 2013 - ANZ today announced the appointment of Andrew Géczy as CEO International and Institutional Banking reporting to ANZ Chief Executive Officer Mike Smith.
Mr Géczy is a senior international banker with 25 years experience in wholesale banking, markets and asset management.
Between 2009 and 2013, Mr Géczy was a senior executive at Lloyds Banking Group where he was CEO Wholesale Banking and Markets. In this role, Mr Géczy had global responsibility for Corporate and Institutional Banking, Sales and Trading, Capital Markets, Structured Corporate Finance, Transaction Banking, and Portfolio Management.
He joined Lloyds Banking Group from the specialist investment advisory and asset management firm, Manresa Partners, which he founded in 2005 with offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, and Dublin.
Previously Mr Géczy was with Citigroup where he held a number of leadership roles in Corporate and Institutional Banking between 1991 and 2005. He was Global Head of Structured Corporate Finance from 2001 with responsibilities covering more than 80 countries including a significant growth business in Asia. He was also a member of Citigroup’s Global Fixed Income Management Committee, the Global Banking Operating Committee, and Board Member of Citigroup Europe PLC and other Citigroup affiliates.
Mr Géczy began his career in accounting with Price Waterhouse and KPMG having completed a Master of Science at the University of Virginia.
Commenting on Mr Géczy’s appointment Mr Smith said: “Andrew provides a significant addition to ANZ’s management bench strength and I am very pleased to have him join ANZ.
“He is an experienced global banker with a track record in leading international growth businesses including Asia. He also has a strong focus on building long-term client relationships and a deep understanding in every area of our institutional product offering.
“Our super regional strategy has established ANZ as a leading international bank in the Asia Pacific region with an outstanding team working in 33 countries. Andrew is the ideal leader to continue to grow the business in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific, to manage the risk and regulatory landscape, and to support the delivery of our super regional aspirations,” Mr Smith said.
Mr Géczy will be a member of the ANZ Management Board. He will be based in Melbourne and is expected to commence at ANZ on 16 September subject to regulatory approvals.
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker