Helping shape the New Zealand of tomorrow
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 she stepped down in 2017.
Having joined the Commonwealth Bank in 2002, she gained experience in leadership roles 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 Chief Executive Women Australia and holds a Bachelor of Management Studies majoring in Accounting and Finance from Waikato University in New Zealand. She is also a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, New Zealand.