SBS Chairman John Ward has announced the appointment of current Chief Risk and Innovation Officer Mark McLean, as Interim Group CEO following the recent passing of Wayne Evans.
“Mark is a capable individual who currently holds an Executive position with us," says Ward.
"In addition to his five years in executive management with SBS Bank
, he has previously held financial services leadership roles in the United Kingdom, Singapore, the Netherlands and New Zealand.
“Over the past 18 months the SBS Board and Executive team have been working hard on achieving their long-term strategy, which endorses the vision of SBS becoming New Zealand’s Member Bank.
"This strategy, which centres on bringing the theme of mutuality to life, is now firmly in execution mode."