NAB announces new post

12 January 2007

The National Bank of Australia (NAB) has announced that the head of its New Zealand operations will take on a new role designed to deal with recruiting and retaining staff.

Peter Thodey, who is currently chief executive at NAB New Zealand, is to take on the role of group executive general manager as part of a strategy to ensure that the bank is promoting the right people to the right roles.

"As well as recruitment, the (new role) is about thinking about culture within the organization and what we can do as an organization to attract and retain the best people," commented a spokesperson for the bank.

NAB chief executive, John Stewart, welcomed the announcement, explaining that Mr Thodey's "outstanding leadership" during his time in New Zealand ensured that he was the right person for the new role.

NAB also announced that current executive general manager, Cameron Clyne, will take over from Mr Thodey as chief executive of NAB New Zealand.

Become a bobsguide member to access the following

1. Unrestricted access to bobsguide
2. Send a proposal request
3. Insights delivered daily to your inbox
4. Career development