ANZ onboards new GC

21 May 2019 By Grace Ormsby
Ken Adams


ANZ has appointed a new group general counsel to oversee the bank’s global legal function.

Ken Adams has been announced in the role, and will take over the position from Bob Santamaria, who will be retiring on 30 September this year.


According to ANZ, Mr Adams has been a long-term advisor to the bank in his role as senior partner at Herbert Smith Freehills and was a member of the firm’s global governance council.

In his new role, Mr Adams will report to ANZ chief executive office Shayne Elliott and as well as hold responsibility for the bank’s global legal function and provide senior legal counsel to the board and executive committee, a statement said.

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