Defence Bank appoints Roberto Scenna as new CEO.

  • Roberto Scenna appointed Defence Bank CEO, commencing 15 July.
  • Scenna is the former CEO of Catholic Church Insurance and has held senior leadership roles in banking during a 30-year career.
  • Defence Bank Chair Bruce Murphy welcomes Roberto Scenna to Defence Bank and thanks Marnie Fletcher for her ongoing service in acting in the role.

Defence Bank today announced the appointment of Roberto Scenna as its new Chief Executive, beginning on 15 July.

Defence Bank Chair Bruce Murphy says Scenna joins the Bank after nine years as CEO of Catholic Church Insurance and senior executive roles at ANZ Bank including as Managing Director of Private Banking and CEO of ANZ Trustees.

“We are delighted to secure someone of Roberto’s calibre to lead Defence Bank.

“Roberto brings a wealth of experience and a results driven member focus to the bank.

“Roberto not only has a strong pedigree in banking but a genuine commitment to people, building relationships and delivering outstanding member outcomes.

“Defence Bank has a wonderful future, and we are excited about Roberto’s stewardship and the impact he will have for Australia’s leading Bank representing the Defence community.

“We look forward to welcoming Roberto next month.

“I would also like to acknowledge and thank Marnie Fletcher for the dedication and commitment she has shown as Acting CEO over the last four months, ensuring the bank is in a very strong position when Roberto commences.”

Commenting on his appointment as Defence Bank CEO, Roberto Scenna said:

“I am deeply honoured by the faith Defence Bank has shown in me through this appointment.

“I’m looking forward to leading such a proud and passionate member-owned bank, and delivering for our defence men and women, their families, and veterans.

“Defence Bank has fostered incredible member outcomes for 50 years by supporting its people.

“I can’t wait to meet our team and our valued members and lead the next chapter of our growth and delivery for Australia’s Defence community.”

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