Group Chief Executive Officer

BCom (Hons), MBA (Dist), GAICD, SF Fin

Philip Chronican became Group Chief Executive Officer of National Australia Bank Limited (NAB) on 1 March 2019. Mr Chronican is a current NAB Director and will perform this role in an interim capacity until mid-November 2019. As announced to the market on 6 March 2019, Mr Chronican, will replace Dr Henry as Chairman.

Mr Chronican has been a NAB Director since May 2016. While serving as a Non-Executive Director, Mr Chronican was Chairman of the Board's Risk Committee and a Member of the Remuneration Committee. He was also a Director of BNZ (a subsidiary of NAB).

Mr Chronican has more than 36 years of experience in banking and finance in Australia and New Zealand. This included responsibility for Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited's (ANZ) Australia division, with specific responsibility for ANZ's Retail and Commercial businesses. Prior to joining ANZ, he had a long career at Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) in executive roles including Group Executive Westpac Institutional Bank and Chief Financial Officer. He has broad experience in M&A activity and post-merger integration. In addition, he has taken an active and public role in advocating for greater transparency and ethics in banking and promoting workforce diversity.

Mr Chronican's other directorships include Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Australia) and Banking + Finance Oath.

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