Corporate governance

Corporate governance statement

We have a clearly defined corporate governance framework.

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Risk management framework

Read about our risk management framework and governance processes in the latest Annual report.

Codes of conduct

We're committed to acting with integrity in all of our activities.

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SpeakUP

Our program to support and protect our employees and suppliers to report any concerns about unethical behaviour and corruption.

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Executive leadership team

Matt Comyn

Matt Comyn

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

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Adam Bennett

Group Executive, Business and Private Banking

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David Cohen

David Cohen

Group Chief Risk Officer

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Coen Jonker

Coenraad (Coen) Jonker

Group Executive, International Financial Services

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Melanie Laing

Melanie Laing

Group Executive, Human Resources

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Anna Lenahan

Anna Lenahan

Group General Counsel and Group Executive, Group Corporate Affairs

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Vittoria Shortt

Vittoria Shortt

ASB Chief Executive

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Angus Sullivan

Angus Sullivan

Group Executive, Retail Banking Services

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Our board

Our board seeks to ensure that it's independent and has an appropriate mix of skills, experience and diversity to effectively discharge its role and responsibilities. 

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Catherine Livingstone and Matt Comyn

History

Commonwealth Bank was founded under the Commonwealth Bank Act in 1911 and commenced operations in 1912, empowered to conduct both savings and general banking business.

Today, we’ve grown to a business that serves 15.9 million customers, employs 48,900 people and has more than 800,000 shareholders.

We offer a full range of financial services to help secure and enhance the financial wellbeing of Australia’s people, businesses and communities.

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At the Gunyah

International branches

Asia

With branches across Asia, the Bank provides financial services to both Australian clients with interests in Asia, and clients in the region who have business interests in Australia.

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Europe

The Bank has a long history in Europe building partnerships to provide specialist investment, advisory and financial services to clients. We also provide migrant banking services to people moving to Australia.

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New Zealand

CommBank New Zealand has its own local banking licence and operates in the corporate and institutional market as a full branch.

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North America

Located in New York, the Bank provides a comprehensive range of financial services to Australian and New Zealand clients and North American companies with business connections in Australasia.

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Japan
London