National Australia Bank makes appointments to executive leadership team

Maria Nikolova

Rachel Slade has been appointed Group Executive Personal Banking, whereas Nathan Goonan has been appointed Group Executive Strategy and Innovation.

National Australia Bank today announces appointments to its Executive Leadership Team.

Rachel Slade has been named Group Executive Personal Banking, with end-to-end accountability for the home lending and everyday banking needs of personal customers, including the branch network, direct and digital channels. Ms Slade is currently NAB’s Chief Customer Experience Officer leading the product, marketing, customer experience, digital and innovation teams. She will continue to be a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

Ms Slade has worked in banking for more than 20 years and joined NAB in 2017 as the Executive General Manager Deposits and Transaction Services. She was appointed Chief Customer Experience Officer and a member of the Executive Leadership Team in October 2018.

Prior to joining NAB Ms Slade was at Westpac for more than 10 years holding a number of senior executive roles including leading the global transactional services business, the customer-led transformation in the retail and business division and as Head of Group Diversity and Flexibility.

She has a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University and is a graduate of the Women’s Leadership Program at Harvard Business School.

Also today, NAB announced the appointment of Nathan Goonan as Group Executive Strategy and Innovation. He will be responsible for the execution of the bank’s strategy, innovation and transformation agenda and all mergers and acquisition activity. Mr Goonan is currently NAB’s Executive General Manager Group Strategy & Development. Mr Goonan will join the Executive Leadership Team immediately.

Since May 2018, Mr Goonan has been NAB’s Executive General Manager Group Strategy and Development with responsibility for execution of NAB’s corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions activity globally. Prior to that role he was NAB’s Executive General Manager for Corporate Affairs.

Mr Goonan’s career in banking started in 2004 when he first joined NAB as a graduate in the mergers and acquisitions team. He re-joined NAB in 2013 and has led several major strategic initiatives for the Group including playing a lead role in the divestment of NAB’s UK and US businesses. During his career he has also worked at Lazard in London and with Goldman Sachs in their investment banking teams.

Mr Goonan is a Director of MLC Limited and holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science and Commerce (Honours) from the University of Melbourne.

The appointments of Ms Slade and Mr Goonan are subject to regulatory approvals.

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