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Antonia Watson
ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

About Antonia Watson

Antonia is Group Executive & CEO of ANZ New Zealand. Prior to this she held roles as Managing Director of our Retail and Business Banking business and as Chief Financial Officer.

In her most recent role as MD Retail and Business Banking, Antonia was responsible for our network of retail branches, contact centres and banking specialists who take care of over two million consumer and small business customers.

Antonia joined ANZ from Morgan Stanley, where she was General Manager of their business services and technology centre in Budapest and had various Finance roles in Sydney and London. She started her career at KPMG.

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26 Sep 2022

Old habits or the new normal?

Antonia Watson | ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

As New Zealand businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, what trends will have changed for good?

02 Dec 2021

Watson: why we should watch women win

Antonia Watson | ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

New research illustrates a positive flow-on effect for female participation and achievement when we “watch women win”.

19 Oct 2021

Watson: banking on sustainability in NZ

Antonia Watson | ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

ANZ New Zealand CEO says a strategic focus on environmental sustainability will create opportunities for the bank and its customers.

27 Aug 2021

The meaning behind leading

Antonia Watson | ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

ANZ New Zealand CEO Antonia Watson reflects on the environment for banking, the crucial need for diversity and what makes a good leader.

05 May 2021

BEHIND THE NUMBERS: Kiwi economy outperforming expectations

Antonia Watson | ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

New Zealand handled the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 with resilience – leading to a strong financial result for the bank.

12 Apr 2019

Warming to green mortgages

Antonia Watson | ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

Sustainable houses may cost more to build but they have long-term health and economic benefits.

10 Apr 2018

Going once, going twice, sold to first home buyers in NZ

Antonia Watson | ANZ Group Executive and CEO, New Zealand

First home buyers in NZ are starting to come back into the market.