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Trans-Tasman Credit Summit To Arrive In Wellington

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Trans-Tasman Credit Summit To Arrive In Wellington

Trans-Tasman Credit Summit 2009 - Brought to you by MasterCard Worldwide

Wellington, 16 September 2009 - MasterCard Worldwide will host the Trans-Tasman Credit Summit 2009 at the Duxton Hotel in Wellington this Friday. The Summit will provide an opportunity for leading banking and finance executives from New Zealand and Australia to discuss current and future economic trends in the cards and payments sector.

This will include the direction of innovation, and the ongoing impact of the recession on the payments business. "The Trans-Tasman Credit Summit is a chance for those in the finance sector to share their knowledge and experience. As the focus shifts towards recovery, a forum of this nature is truly beneficial for the industry," says Stuart McKinlay, country manager, New Zealand, MasterCard Worldwide.

Other points of discussion will include the strengths and weaknesses of the New Zealand banking sector, the distinctions between the Australian and New Zealand banking industries, and the important factors for retail banking coming out of the global financial crisis. At the conclusion of the Summit guests will attend a luncheon where All Black legend Ian Jones will challenge Wallaby legend Tim Horan in a debate moderated by rugby commentator Tony Johnson.

Top industry executives who are attending the Summit include: Eddie Grobler, executive vice president, Australasia, MasterCard Worldwide.     Jenny Fagg, Chief Executive Officer, ANZ National Bank     Brendan O'Donovan, Chief Economist, Westpac Banking Corporation Mark Wilkshire, General Manager, Lending Products, ANZ National Nick Astwick, General Manager, Consumer Finance, Kiwibank What: Trans-Tasman Credit Summit 2009 - Brought to you by MasterCard Worldwide Where: The Duxton Hotel, 170 Wakefield Street, Wellington When: 18 September, 2009 at the Duxton Hotel from 8.30am - 2.00pm More information available at http://www.financialpublications.com.au/?option=com_eventsite&id=53&view=home

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