Wendy Stops not to apply for re-election as CBA’s non-exec director

Maria Nikolova

Wendy Stops is set to retire at the conclusion of the 2020 AGM.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today announced Board changes, as Wendy Stops will not be submitting herself for re-election at the 2020 Annual General Meeting to be held on October 13, 2020.

Catherine Livingstone AO, Chairman of CBA said:

“Wendy has been a Non-Executive Director since March 2015, and has been an integral member of the Board since her appointment providing a global, and technology perspective. On behalf of the Board, we wish to thank Wendy for her contribution as a Non-Executive Director, and as a member of the Audit and People and Remuneration Committees.”

Wendy Stops

Wendy Stops is set to retire at the conclusion of the 2020 AGM.

Ms Stops has significant experience in the information technology and consulting sectors. She has a deep understanding of digital trends, business strategy and risk and quality management. Ms Stops has worked across multiple industries, geographies and cultures, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. She has held a number of senior leadership positions at Accenture Ltd, including Senior Managing Director, Technology (Asia Pacific), Director of Operations (Asia Pacific), and Global Managing Director of Technology Quality & Risk Management and of Outsourcing Quality & Risk Management. She also served on Accenture’s Global Leadership Council.

Ms Stops is Chairman of the Melbourne Business School’s Centre for Business Analytics Advisory Board, a Council Member of the University of Melbourne, a Director of Fitted for Work Ltd, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Technology Governance & Innovation Panel, a member of the Digital Technology Taskforce Advisory Committee for the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and a member of Chief Executive Women.

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