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Westpac Banking Corporation provides a range of financial products and services in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company offers personal banking products and services, such as savings and transaction accounts, and term deposits; debit, credit, and travel cards; home loans; personal loans, car loans, and overdraft facilities; various insurance products; superannuation and retirement products; and investment products comprising share trading, financial planning, managed funds, managed accounts, investment loans, and wrap products, as well as provides emergency cash, online, telephone banking, ATMs, travel center, private banking, financial education, financial advice assistance, and foreign exchange historical rates services. It also offers business banking products, including bank accounts, and farm management and business term deposits; business credit cards; vehicle and equipment finance, business loans, business overdrafts, and agribusiness loans; merchant services; business and farm insurance; and international trade solutions, including foreign exchange, cash flow management, export and import services, and trade finance products. In addition, the company provides corporate banking services, such as debt market solutions comprising debt capital products, loans, bonds, structured and asset finance, fixed interest and debt securities, and interest rate derivatives; transaction banking solutions; commercial cards; commodities, carbon, and energy products; and investing solutions consisting of fund management, corporate superannuation, and managed investments. It serves consumers, small-to-medium enterprises, corporates, and commercial and agribusiness customers, as well as institutional, government, and retail customers. The company was formerly known as Bank of New South Wales and changed its name to Westpac Banking Corporation in October 1982. Westpac Banking Corporation was founded in 1817 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

33,586 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/12/14
Founded in 1817

westpac banking corp (WBC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: A$3.4M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: A$755.2K
Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.1M
Chief Executive of Westpac Institutional Bank
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.9M
Chief Executive Officer of BT Financial Group
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

westpac banking corp (WBC) Key Developments

Westpac Banking Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2014

Westpac Banking Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, net interest income was NZD 431 million against NZD 380 million a year ago. Net operating income was NZD 580 million against NZD 582 million a year ago. Operating profit was NZD 335 million against NZD 347 million a year ago. Profit before income tax expense was NZD 335 million against NZD 347 million a year ago. Profit after income tax expense attributable to Head office account and owners of the company was NZD 243 million against NZD 265 million a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was NZD 175 million against net cash provided by operating activities of NZD 301 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was NZD 3 million against NZD 3 million a year ago.

Westpac Banking Corporation Announces Interim Dividend, Payable on February 27, 2015

Westpac Banking Corporation announced interim dividend of $0.1230 per security. Ex-distribution/entitlement date is February 11, 2015. Record date is February 13, 2015. The dividend will be payable on February 27, 2015.

Westpac Group Appoints David McLean as Chief Executive Officer, Westpac New Zealand

Westpac Group announced the appointment of David McLean as Chief Executive Officer, Westpac New Zealand. The company said Mr. McLean had done an outstanding job acting in the role since August 2014 following the resignation of Peter Clare.


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