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    Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK)

    22.33 Up 0.01(0.04%) May 27, 4:02PM EDT
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    Westpac Banking Corporation
    275 Kent Street
    Sydney, NSW 2000
    Australia - Map
    Phone: 61 2 9374 7113
    Fax: 61 2 8253 4128
    Website: http://www.westpac.com.au

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Foreign Money Center Banks
    Full Time Employees:32,021

    Business Summary 

    Westpac Banking Corporation provides banking and financial services worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Consumer Bank, Commercial and Business Bank, BT Financial Group, Westpac Institutional Bank, and Westpac New Zealand. It offers personal banking services, such as term and retirement deposits; savings and bank accounts; home, investment property, equity access, investment and protected equity, personal, and car loans; overdraft facilities; and home, contents, landlords, motor, travel, boat, caravan and trailer, life, credit card and loan payment, and income protection insurance products. The company also provides financial, investment, retirement planning, share market portfolios, super funds, and share trading services; emergency cash, online, telephone banking, ATMs, travel center, private banking, financial education, financial advice assistance, and foreign exchange historical rates services; and superannuation funds. In addition, it offers business banking services, including farm management deposits; small, commercial, and agribusiness loans, as well as equipment finance; merchant services; business and farm insurance; and cash flow management, export and import services, and trade finance products. Further, the company provides corporate banking services, such as debt capital products, loans, bonds, structured and asset finance, fixed interest/debt securities, and interest rate derivatives; transaction banking solutions; commercial cards; commodities, carbon, and energy products; and fund management, corporate superannuation, and managed investment solutions. 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.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Brian Charles Hartzer B.A., C.F.A., 49
    Chief Exec. Officer, Managing Director, Director and Member of Technology Committee
    Mr. Peter Francis King BEc, FCA, 46
    Chief Financial Officer
    Mr. John L. Arthur LLB (Hons), 61
    Chief Operating Officer and Company Sec.
    Mr. David Curran B.Com, 51
    Chief Information Officer
    Ms. Christine Parker BGDipBus (HRM), 56
    Group Exec. of HR, Corp. Affairs & Sustainability
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.