BOQ Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Monday, 10/05/2010 

BOQ is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Ewan Cameron as the Bank’s new Chief Financial Officer. 

“We searched within Australia and world-wide for the most suitable candidate and I believe we have found the best possible person”, said BOQ Managing Director David Liddy. 

“Mr Cameron will work with the Bank’s management and Board to ensure we remain an efficient organisation that delivers on our promises, while also fulfilling our strategic growth ambitions.

 “He has held numerous CFO roles both here and overseas for a number of reputable and forward thinking organisations, where he has demonstrated strong financial management and successful leadership through M&A activities. 

“He has also had an extensive career at General Electric Company Inc (GE) culminating in the position of CFO, GE Money for the UK and Ireland, and previously held the position of CFO for GE Commercial Finance for the Australian and New Zealand markets. 

“Most recently employed as the Chief Operating Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer at Saudi Home Loans, Mr Cameron has a very strong financial services background and broad global experience. 

“Importantly Mr Cameron has also demonstrated extensive knowledge of competitive factors in our marketplace and the potential impacts of proposed new regulatory changes.” 

As announced to the market on 2 March 2010, the previous incumbent of the Bank’s CFO role, Mr Ram Kangatharan, remains with the Bank in the role of Chief Operating Officer. 

Mr Cameron is expected to begin employment with BOQ at the start of July 2010.