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NGM Group appoints new non-executive director to board

NGM Group's newest Non-Executive Director, Rod Jackson.

NGM Group today announced the appointment of Rod Jackson to its Board of Directors, in the role of Non-Executive Director, effective from 1 June 2023.

Bringing over four decades of banking experience to NGM Group, Mr Jackson is currently Chair of Westpac Europe, Chair of the ODEO Group of companies, Non-Executive Director of the Searson Buck Group, and sits on a number of other boards, including FINSIA.

The appointment sees the NGM Group Board expand to nine members, with Mr Jackson joining Jayne Drinkwater, Ross Griffiths, Samantha Martin-Williams, Nicola Page, Catherine Robson, Donna Maree Vinci, Deputy Chair Jeff Eather, and Chair Wayne Russell.

Mr Russell said Mr Jackson was a welcome addition to the NGM Group Board, bringing extensive board and executive experience.

I’m delighted to welcome Rod to the Board.

“Rod’s extensive and varied experience, including experience in understanding and managing the power of a multi-brand strategy, combined with his strong customer and team focus, will be invaluable as we work to achieve NGM Group’s long term strategic objectives, and to further realise our position as a regional financial powerhouse,”

Wayne Russell, Board Chair - NGM Group Ltd.

Mr Jackson said he was excited to join the NGM Group Board, having been impressed with the customer-owned institution’s vision.

With two established and respected brands, an impressive workforce and a robust asset base, NGM Group is in an enviable position in the Australian banking sector,” Mr Jackson said.

A true regional powerhouse, I join the Board with every intention of helping grow our customer base and continuing to deliver exceptional customer experiences.

Importantly, NGM Group’s purpose of helping customers and communities thrive really spoke to my own personal values.

I look forward to working with the Board and Executive team to help drive NGM Group’s continued success."

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NGM Group’s portfolio today comprises the two retail brands Greater Bank and Newcastle Permanent, focused on helping customers and communities thrive.
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