National Australia Bank announced today that Krista Baetens has been appointed Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking (C&IB) Markets, subject to visa approval.
David Gall, Group Executive of C&IB, said Krista brings more than 25 years of experience as a global leader and has an international track record of leading wholesale businesses in Asia, Europe and the US.
“For the past two years, Krista has successfully led our Asia business, providing excellent leadership and strategic direction across the spectrum of C&IB activities in the region,” said Mr. Gall.
“Under her leadership, our Asia business has delivered strong financial and customer results across the spectrum of C&IB activities in Asia, including lending, transaction services, financial markets and debt capital markets.
“Krista’s extensive international banking experience, global leadership skills, strong risk management expertise and proven strategic vision make her an ideal fit for this role.”
Krista now begins the required visa approval process. In the meantime, John Bennett will continue to serve as acting C&IB general manager for markets.