Staff Reporter Islamabad
An eminent international banker, Farhan Faruqui has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Offi-cer of The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (‘ANZ’).
Founded in 1835, the bank had later purchased Grindlays and other banks. It is one of the largest banks in the world measured by total assets of more than AUD one trillion, and 50,000 employees.
It serves many millions of customers in North Amer-ica, Europe, Middle East, India, and throughout ASEAN countries, Australia and New Zealand.
Mr Faruqui was heading the Bank’s international and institutional business since he joined it in 2014.
The CEO of ANZ, Shayne Elliott, who had previ-ously also been the CFO of the Bank told the media that the Bank had conducted a rigorous global search and Farhan came out on top owing to his experience running large teams, managing complex businesses across multiple geographies, and for delivering outstanding results.