- Where quirky meets corporate – St.George meets Westpac
Combining the quirky culture of St.George Bank with the corporate culture of Westpac was a challenging task for the merging banks. Sarah O’Carroll goes behind the scenes of the biggest merger in Australian history to determine some of the HR lessons one year on
- Banking on corporate responsibility at Westpac
Westpac sustainability seer Graham Paterson tells Ben Abbott that corporate responsibility is here to stay, and serious risk and HR managers would be wise to take note
- Westpac human resources chief to retire
Westpac group executive for people, Ilana Atlas, has announced she will retire from the bank in December 2009. Atlas joined Westpac in 2000 as group secretary and general counsel and was appointed group executive, people & performance in 2003.
- A hard line in ’09
Cutting costs and focusing on leadership are some of the survival tactics advised for companies entering a year when nobody is sure what will happen. Sarah O’Carroll reports
- Cup team on winning track
Victoria Racing Club stages one of the most well-known racing events in the world – The Emirates Melbourne Cup. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to CEO, Dale Monteith and general manger HR, Donna Price about the challenges and opportunities within an internationally growing Club
- Quick cash action sought from government
THE GOVERNMENT has plenty of money to plough into the current economic situation and should act quickly to avoid any severe damage, according to Bill Evans, chief economist of Westpac.