Commonwealth Bank media release


The Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank, Ian Narev, today announced the appointment of David Whiteing as the new Group Executive, Enterprise Services and Chief Information Officer.
Mr Narev said the appointment of Mr Whiteing continues the Group’s track record of promoting internal candidates to executive roles. 
“David is a highly experienced business and IT executive with a track record of delivering technology and process transformation in many industries, including financial services, both in Australia and overseas,” Mr Narev said.
Mr Narev reinforced that technology and productivity are long-term strategic priorities of the Group. “David and his technology and operations teams will build on the Group's extensive investments in technology to ensure on-going innovation for our customers, and continuing productivity, reliability and security."
Mr Whiteing joined the Group in September 2013 to lead the newly formed Architecture and Planning team in Enterprise Services. 
Prior to joining the Group, he was Vice President of Enterprise Systems at BP in the United Kingdom.  He is a former Accenture partner with extensive SAP experience.
Mr Whiteing will commence his new role on 14 July 2014.




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