Marc Figgins, GM Human Resources and Communications
Marc joined Westpac New Zealand as General Manager Human Resources and Communications in May 2020.*
Marc is a senior Human Resources executive with extensive international experience covering all aspects of Human Resources across a number of industries including aviation and financial services.
Prior to joining Westpac New Zealand, Marc was General Manager People for Revenue and Operations divisions at Air New Zealand, a role that was responsible for driving the people strategy to support over 5,000 people across 11 countries. While based in Hong Kong, Marc also held senior leadership roles in the International Division of ANZ Bank, and for Standard Chartered Bank.
In his role at Westpac New Zealand, Marc is responsible for the Human Resources and the Corporate Communications and Events functions.
Marc holds a Bachelor of Laws from Waikato University, and has also completed a post graduate programme with Stanford University on leading organisational change and renewal.
*The appointment is subject to the Reserve Bank of New Zealand having no objection and may be rescinded if an objection is raised.