Non-bank lender La Trobe Financial has appointed three senior bankers to its executive team: David Bleakley, Rick Drury and Annie Sestito.
Bleakley had been appointed vice president treasury and settlement services, he was most recently chief risk officer North America for ANZ banking group in New York and had spent 10 years with Standards & Poor’s in credit.
He had also worked with the National Australia Bank (NAB) as head of asset backed securities and structured credit operations in Melbourne.
Drury was appointed senior executive chief lending officer – commercial, before La Trobe, he was managing director of NAB’s UK commercial real estate run-off business.
Sestito was appointed senior executive head of people, PR and marketing. She had 20 years’ experience in the financial services, superannuation and banking industry.
Previously, she worked at Westpac as executive manager – head of strategic partnerships and alliances.