BNZ boss Andrew Thorburn says his successor faces strong competitors and margin pressure, highlighting arrival of China's ICBC in NZ

BNZ boss Andrew Thorburn says his successor faces strong competitors and margin pressure, highlighting arrival of China's ICBC in NZ

By Gareth Vaughan

Departing BNZ CEO Andrew Thorburn says he's leaving with no regrets.

"I don't think I have any regrets, I really don't," Thorburn told interest.co.nz when asked if he had any regrets from his five and a half years as BNZ's boss. Thorburn's leaving to take the helm of BNZ's parent National Australia Bank from his BNZ predecessor Cameron Clyne.

"I don't think we've had any big misses, mis-steps, major errors, projects that haven't really been delivered for us. So I really don't feel that I've got any regrets. I feel what I did and what we did was we really tried to go for it. We've innovated, we developed a culture, we've developed leaders. So I don't have any regrets," Thorburn said.

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