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27 Mark Weenink

October 29, 2018 by LawFuel Editors (Edit)

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Bankers to the Government and another of the banks to be facing the regulatory fire coming from the Reserve Bank, former Minter Ellison Rudd Watts managing partner Mark Weenink sits on the bank’s management team.

Holding the title of General Manager,Regulatory Affairs, Compliance & General Counsel New Zealand he plays a key role in handling the bank’s affairs under lawyer and CEO David McLean.

Mark Weenink joined the bank in 2015 after a successful career within the profession and with a wealth of experience as both a lawyer specialising in the finance field and with proven leadership abilities and has demonstrated his firm understanding of New Zealand’s financial and commercial markets, combined with his unquestioned role as one of the country’s best known senior lawyers.

Practising with Minters since 2008, he has also worked with a financial services group in Sydney and with US-based mega firm McDermott Will & Emery in London. His earlier legal days were with Bell Gully in Auckland. A winner of numerous awards his influence within Westpac and

Also unique is his membership of the Weenink Brothers (not a rock band) but three successful legal brothers, all Rongotai College old boys, home to numerous current and former All Blacks, one of whom (Scott) has also made the Power List last year but has since moved from his role at Auckland Airport into investment and director roles with different companies, including Modica Group and Kiwisaver company Generate.

Brent Weenink is head of compliance and regulatory affairs at OM Financial.

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