Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
ASB Bank New Zealand
Vittoria Shortt is the Chief Executive of ASB Bank Ltd, having commenced her leadership of the Bank in February 2018.
Her appointment to Chief Executive follows a substantial career with the Commonwealth Bank Group, having held several senior positions within ASB’s parent company, The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).
Most recently Vittoria was the Group Executive, Marketing and Strategy at CBA. Appointed to this role in 2015, she was responsible for Corporate Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Advanced Analytics, Customer Advocacy and Marketing for CBA. During this time, she was also a member of ASB’s Board of Directors until stepping down in 2017.
Having joined the Commonwealth Bank in 2002, Vittoria gained experience in leadership positions across the retail banking businesses of CBA and Bankwest, including customer-facing, operations and strategy roles such as the Commonwealth Bank’s Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Executive Retail Bankwest.
Her career initially began in New Zealand, working in Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions with Deloitte and Carter Holt Harvey.
Vittoria is a member of New Zealand Global Women and holds a Bachelor of Management Studies majoring in Accounting and Finance from Waikato University in New Zealand. She is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand.