Matt Comyn

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Matt Comyn is Commonwealth Bank's CEO. His appointment was announced on 29 January 2018 by the CBA's board, and took effect from 9 April 2018. He succeeded Ian Narev.[1]

Early Life[edit]

Comyn holds an Executive MBA from Sydney University, a master's degree in Commerce, majoring in finance, and a bachelor's degree in Aviation, both from the University of New South Wales. He has also completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.[2]


After graduation from university, Comyn spent 18 months in a small aviation logistics business.[3]

Comyn joined the Commonwealth Bank in 1999, commencing in the Institutional Banking division. He went on to become Managing Director for Commonwealth Securities in 2006. Before taking the position of CEO, he held position of Group Executive Retail Banking Services, the Commonwealth Bank’s largest business unit for 5.5 years.


  1. ^ Pash, Chris (29 January 2018). "Matt Comyn is the new CEO of the CBA".
  2. ^ Pash, Chris. "What we know about Matt Comyn, the 42-year-old insider just named CEO of Australia's biggest bank". Business Insider Australia. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  3. ^ Patrick, Aaron. "How Matt Comyn became CEO of CBA". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved 19 February 2018.