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New Chief Executive Officer Appointed for Unity Bank Limited

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The Chair of Unity Bank, Mr Mick Doleman, today announced the appointment of Danny Pavisic as the new Chief Executive Officer.

Mr Doleman said, “I am very pleased that our current Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Danny Pavisic, has been successful in securing the Chief Executive role, effective the 27th April 2020. Danny, who has served in senior Executive positions at Unity for the past 15 years, has demonstrated the leadership qualities the Board believe are essential in fulfilling the Chief Executive’s role. They include strong commercial skills, a passion and commitment to looking after the best interests of Members and staff, and the highest level of integrity”.

Responding to his appointment, Mr Pavisic said “Being appointed to lead an organisation that has an outstanding record of looking after its Members, during good times and difficult ones, is a privilege and something that I feel honoured to have been given the opportunity to do. The Bank has one of the strongest balance sheets in the country and a wonderful and dedicated team of staff who genuinely care for their Members, which places us in a great position to continue to improve the financial well‐being of our Members.

My immediate focus will be to ensure we assist all our Members impacted by Covid‐19 get through this. For 50 years we have helped our Members when they needed us most and the current challenges allow us to demonstrate the values and principles of the founders of this member‐owned Bank.

As an essential service, we have an important role to play in ensuring our country comes through this challenging time in as good as shape as possible”.

Mr Doleman once again thanks outgoing Chief Executive Officer Mark Genovese for his service over the past 17 years which has seen the Bank become an organisation that Members, staff and directors can all be very proud of.

Danny Pavisic