Commonwealth Bank appoints Chief Marketing Officer

1 June 2011:  The Commonwealth Bank today announced the appointment of Andrew Lark as Chief Marketing Officer.

The Bank’s Group Executive, Retail Banking Services, Ross McEwan said, “I am delighted to have someone of the capability and experience of Andrew joining our team.  He is a high calibre executive with experience leading Global Marketing functions at large international companies in Asia, Europe and most recently the United States”.

Andrew will report to Ross and will commence with the Bank on 1 July 2011.

Andrew joins the Bank from his most recent position of Vice President, Dell, where he is responsible for leading the Global Marketing of its Public and Large Enterprise Group.  Prior to Dell, Andrew has held senior marketing, consulting and online roles with start-ups and the world’s leading technology brands.

He has vast marketing and online experience across business to business and consumer sectors, as well as a strong record in emerging technologies and development and use of new media channels, such as online and social media.

“I look forward to Andrew joining our Marketing team and bringing his experience and innovation to the Commonwealth Bank.”


Media contact:

Steve Batten

Commonwealth Bank

(02) 9117 7050