RBNZ names new deputy governor amid leadership changes

New Zealand central bank expands senior management and says CFO will leave in May

Reserve Bank of New Zealand
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand
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Christian Hawkesby will become deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand from January 2022, the central bank announced on October 6.

The RBNZ announced two days later that it will also change its senior management structure, increasing the number of senior managers from six to eight. 

Hawkesby will succeed Geoff Bascand, whose departure the RBNZ announced in September. As deputy governor, Hawkesby will retain his responsibility for the central bank’s financial stability portfolio.


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