Announcement from Regional Australia Bank Chairman, Graham Olrich
Today we announce the appointment of David Heine as the new Chief Executive Officer of Regional Australia Bank. David’s appointment will take effect as of 1 July.
David brings extensive experience to the role, with almost 20 years working across the finance and banking sector, including 14 years at Cuscal Ltd before moving to Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at eftpos Payments Australia, Managing Director of Cardtronics and most recently the Executive General Manager of Linfox Armaguard.
David also has extensive board experience, including eftpos Payments Australia, the Australian Payments and Clearing Association and the Credit Union Financial Support System.
On behalf of the board, I would like to congratulate David on his appointment. He builds upon the foundations that Kevin has so successfully laid and begins a new leadership chapter for Regional Australia Bank.
While David is set to join the team on 1 July, Kevin will assist with a handover period to ensure a smooth transition. Again, we would like to congratulate Kevin on his leadership and hard work and wish him the very best in his retirement.
Chairman, Regional Australia Bank
Statement from Regional Australia Bank CEO, David Heine
I would firstly like to take the opportunity to acknowledge and show my respect for Kevin Dupé and his more than two decades of hard work and leadership excellence to make Regional Australia Bank the success it is today.
To Kevin’s fantastic leadership team and the hardworking staff at Regional Australia Bank, I am very much looking forward to working with such a strong and talented group of dedicated professionals. Your work is important and has purpose. You are the reason so many regional Australians have quite rightly chosen Regional Australia Bank as their relationship bank.
I would like to thank the board for the opportunity and trust they have shown me in taking on this new leadership chapter for Regional Australia Bank. I am thrilled to continue the great work of my predecessor in championing regional Australia. I believe in the difference that mutuality brings in allowing us to remain focused on creating and delivering value to our members.
As a born and bred country boy, I have always had an affinity for Regional Australia. It is a great honour to lead this wonderful organisation. I am excited by the opportunity to help other regional Australians with their day-to-day financial challenges through relationships based on respect, integrity and fairness.
I look forward to joining the team and building on Regional Australia Bank’s success, and guiding our next phase of growth.
Chief Executive Officer
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