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Hume Bank names new chair

Hume Bank has announced the appointment of Kerry Grigg as its new chair after Michael Gobel stepped down after 3 years in the role.

Dr Grigg was first appointed to the Hume Bank Board in July 2017. And has chaired the Remuneration Committee since 2018.

She has a deep connection with and knowledge of the region Hume Bank serves, growing up in Albury and subsequently raising her own family in the region.

Dr Grigg built her career in Albury/Wodonga as an academic at the Charles Sturt University School of Business, before moving into a global corporate career with Mars, Maersk and Novo Nordisk.

Chair Dr. Kerry Grigg with CEO Stephen Capello

Before joining the Hume Bank Board, she served on the Wodonga Institute of TAFE Board and brings broad business acumen gained through a widespread range of roles and geographies to Hume Bank.

“I’m humbled to be the first female chair of Hume Bank, Dr Grigg said.

“I look forward to the opportunity of serving in this capacity. And to lead the bank through the next exciting phase of transformation.

“And importantly – to continue the focus on positively impacting our region.”

CEO Stephen Capello thanked outgoing Chair Michael Gobel.

“Michael has made an outstanding contribution as Chair over recent years,” Mr Capello said.

“He has provided strong guidance, encouragement and support to make Hume Bank a better bank.”

Mr Capello also welcomed the appointment of Dr Grigg.

“We are very fortunate to have Kerry Grigg stepping into the Chair position,” he said.

“She has very strong connections to our region and is passionate about continuing to bring our Purpose and Values to life.”