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Appointment of Alternate Director

ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd

Media Release

For release: 8 January 2014

Appointment of Alternate Director

ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (ANZ NZ) announced today that ANZ NZ Director, Mike Smith, has appointed Nigel Williams as his Alternate Director.

The appointment is effective from today and has been approved by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Mr Williams is Chief Risk Officer for the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited and former Managing Director, Institutional, Australia. Prior to joining ANZ in Australia he worked for ANZ National Bank of New Zealand and Southpac in New Zealand.

A graduate of Otago University, he is a former Director of NZX Limited, E*TRADE Australia Limited and Australian Financial Markets Association, and a past Board member of INFINZ. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, and in 2009 was awarded a fellow of INFINZ. He was a member of New Zealand’s 2008 Capital Market Development Taskforce.

Other ANZ NZ Directors are chairman John Judge, Mark Verbiest, Tony Carter, Joan Withers, ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco and ANZ Group CFO Shayne Elliott.

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