17 November 2016
One of PNG’s leading financial institutions Kina Securities Limited, (ASX: KSL, POMSoX:KSL) today announced the appointments of Gregory Brent as Head of Credit and Chris Davies, Senior Relationship Manager with Kina Bank based in Lae.
Mr Brent has more than 40 years’ experience in the banking and financial services sector, with senior roles in Australia and Papua New Guinea, including six years as Senior Manager Business Credit for Bankwest /Halifax Bank of Scotland Australia (HBOSA) and over four years as Senior Manager Credit for Bank South Pacific Ltd. He has specific experience in credit risk and governance.
Mr Davies has more than 30 years’ experience in the banking and financial services sector, with senior roles in Agribusiness and Business Banking throughout Queensland, Australia and Papua New Guinea. He has spent the last six years as a Senior Relationship Manager for Westpac Bank PNG Ltd based in Lae. He has specific experience in Corporate and Business Banking.
Kina’s CEO, Syd Yates, said he was delighted to have Greg and Chris join the Group. “Their breadth of experiences will be very valuable to Kina,” he said. “In particular, they bring important insights in the areas of credit risk and business banking which are focuses for Kina as we expand our Banking business over the coming years.”