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Group Executive Profiles

Annabel Spring

Annabel F Spring

Group Executive, Wealth Management

Annabel Spring joined the Wealth Management Division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), as Group Executive, in October 2011.

She is responsible for Colonial First State, Colonial First State Global Asset Management, Wealth Management Advice and CommInsure, and is a member of the Group Executive Committee.

Annabel joined the CBA Group in March 2009 as Group Head of Strategy where she was responsible for corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, cross-business strategic initiatives, and government relations. In April 2011, she also added responsibility for communications.

Before joining the CBA Group, Annabel was Managing Director and Global Head of Firm Strategy and Execution at Morgan Stanley.

Previous to that she held various positions in Leveraged Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. Annabel has worked in New York, Asia and Australia.

Annabel is a member of the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army Australian Eastern Territories, a Director of the Financial Services Council (FSC) and a Co-Chair of the FSC's Superannuation Board Committee. She is a member of Chief Executive Women.

Annabel holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Economics, both with honours, from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, where she graduated as a George F. Baker Scholar.