Westpac has appointed Steve Rankine as head of debt products for the institutional bank in Sydney, replacing Christina Tonkin who recently left the bank to join ANZ. The debt products division includes project and structured debt, syndications and agency, asset finance and leveraged finance.
Rankine has 20 years’ experience in corporate finance, project finance, client relationship management, syndications and advisory. He has held a variety of senior roles within Westpac, most recently as a senior executive in the specialised capital group.
Rankine will commence his new role from January 1, 2006 and will report to Olga Zoutendijk, general manager, corporate and institutional banking.