Introducing Angela

Angela Mentis was appointed CEO and Managing Director of Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) in January 2018. She has been a Director on the BNZ Board since December 2016.

Angela has extensive business, retail and institutional banking and wealth management experience, spanning more than 29 years.

Angela was previously Chief Customer Officer – Business and Private Banking with BNZ’s parent company, National Australia Bank (NAB), a position she held from August 2016. In this role, Angela was responsible for leading NAB Business, supporting customers across the Agriculture, Health and Government and Education sectors, along with Business Direct and Small Business, Private Wealth and JBWere.

Prior to this Angela was Group Executive, Business Banking from August 2014. She has also held senior roles as Executive General Manager, NAB Business – Australia’s largest SME business bank – and Executive General Manager, NAB Private Wealth.

Beginning her career at Macquarie Bank, Angela has held senior management positions at BT Financial Group, Westpac and Citibank Limited.

Angela holds a Bachelor of Business with a major in finance and economics and a sub-major in business law and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and a member of Chief Executive Women.

About Bank of New Zealand

Bank of New Zealand was founded in 1861 and has been an integral part of New Zealand life ever since. Today the bank employs over 5,000 people in New Zealand; works with Personal, Business, Agri and Private Wealth clients; and has 180 retail stores and Partners'​ Centres across NZ.

We’ve been helping our customers make their goals a reality for over 150 years, and now we’re working with them to redesign banking for the future.

We promise to listen, and help you make the right choices. We promise to make things simple, so it’s easy to manage your money and make it grow. We promise to provide fast, effective service, that’s right first time. We promise to recommend products and services that give you the best value. We promise to be honest and straight up, at all times. We promise if we stuff up for any reason, we’ll fix it and do right by you.

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