National Australia Bank (NAB) has appointed Andrew Irvine as the group executive of its business & private banking unit, effective 1 September 2020.’
The appointment awaits regulatory nod.
Irvine will operate out of Melbourne and also be a part of the NAB Executive Leadership Team.
Irvine most recently worked at Canada’s Bank of Montreal, where he latterly was in charge of the Canadian Business Banking unit.
In this role, he was responsible for increasing customer loyalty, growth and market share through engagement.
He also served as the head of Customer Solutions at Bank of Montreal.
He managed the bank’s Headquarters group for Canadian Personal and Business Banking. This included the customer segment, product, operations, marketing as well as technology teams.
He has been working at Bank of Montreal since 2008.
In his financial career of around 25 years, he also had a stint at McKinsey & Company.
NAB CEO Ross McEwan said: “Andrew is an experienced banker and talented leader who will play a crucial role focussed on NAB’s strategic pillars of delivering for customers and colleagues.
“We have an ambition to grow our market-leading business bank by helping our customers grow. Andrew’s deep understanding of customers developed over a career in banking and his leadership in using data, insights and technology to meet their needs will be important to achieving this ambition.”