Westpac has announced the appointment of Andy Maguire as an independent non-executive director.

Maguire, who has over 35 years of experience in financial services, is expected to join the board in mid-July 2024, pending regulatory and Australian visa requirements.

Westpac chairman, Steven Gregg, highlighted Maguire's expertise in digital transformation and technology infrastructure in the banking sector, noting that it would strengthen the board and complement the skills of existing directors.

Maguire currently serves as the chairman of UK banking software fintech Thought Machine Group and is an independent non-executive director of AIB Group.

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