The Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank, Ian Narev, today announced the appointment of Anna Lenahan as the new Group General Counsel and Group Executive Group Corporate Affairs, filling the vacancy left following David Cohen's previously announced appointment as Group Chief Risk Officer.
Mr Narev said, “We are delighted to welcome Anna to CBA's Executive Committee. In addition to her legal, regulatory, risk and governance expertise, she has shown herself to be a values-driven leader with strong commercial judgment."
Anna is currently Chief Risk and Legal Officer at Suncorp Group, having joined Suncorp in 2011. Prior to that, she was a partner at Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens Linklaters), where her corporate and commercial practice included some of Australia's leading financial services organisations. She has also been a crown prosecutor with the Department of Public Prosecutions in Perth.
Anna will report to Ian Narev and will commence with CBA in late 2016, subject to her meeting the usual regulatory requirements.