Ian Narev

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Ian M Narev
Born 1967 (age 49–50)
Auckland, New Zealand
Citizenship New Zealander[1]
Alma mater University of Auckland
New York University
Cambridge University
Occupation Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Employer Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Salary AUD 12,300,000[2]

Ian Mark Narev (born April 22, 1967) is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank Group commencing these roles on 1 December 2011.[3]

Narev was educated at Auckland Grammar School in New Zealand and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Auckland as well as graduate degrees from Cambridge University and New York University.[4]

He is also an Ambassador of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation.[5]

He is Jewish.[6]

Ian Narev featured in an ABC TV Four Corners/Fairfax Newspaper investigation on 07 Mar 2016 into serious irregularities concerning the refusal of claims of dying and seriously ill clients by the insurance arm of the Commonwealth Bank.

Early Life[edit]

As a child, he starred in a New Zealand television series Children of Fire Mountain [7]

From 1998 through 2007, Ian worked at McKinsey & Company, in the New York, Sydney and Auckland offices. He left to join the Commonwealth Bank.[8]


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Business positions
Preceded by
Ralph Norris
Chief Executive Officer
of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia

2011 –