David Cohen is the Commonwealth Bank’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He commenced in this role in November 2018. David is also a Director of ASB Bank Limited, Commonwealth Bank’s wholly-owned New Zealand subsidiary, and the President Commissioner of PT Bank Commonwealth, CBA’s retail and business banking operation based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
David is responsible for the Group’s Customer and Community Advocacy, Customer Remediation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Group Investigations and BEAR Supervisory teams as well as PT Bank Commonwealth. David also oversees Colonial First State and the team supporting separation of divested businesses.
In addition to his business responsibilities, David’s key priority is supporting the Chief Executive Officer on Group-wide initiatives to build tomorrow’s bank today for our customers. David chairs the Bank’s Royal Commission Implementation Taskforce and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
David joined Commonwealth Bank in 2008 and has held a number of roles including Group General Counsel, Group Executive Group Corporate Affairs and Chief Risk Officer.
Previously, David was General Counsel of AMP and a partner with Allens Arthur Robinson for 12 years.