NGV announces  new member of the Council of Trustees

From the NGV:

Mr Allan Meyers, President of the National Gallery of Victoria’s Council of Trustees, today announced that the Victorian Government has appointed a new Council member, Mr Michael Ullmer.

Mr Ullmer’s appointment commenced on 22 November 2011.

Mr Ullmer has more than thirty years’ experience in financial services. He joined the National Australia Bank as Finance Director in 2004, and served as Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer from 2007 until his retirement in August 31 2011. He was previously with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for seven years from 1997 where he was the Group Executive responsible for Institutional and Business Banking, and before that he was Group Chief Financial Officer.

He began his career with KPMG in 1972, initially in London, then the US, and finally Australia. Michael joined Coopers & Lybrand in 1992 as a partner and Chairman of their Asia Pacific financial services group.

He is a Non Executive Director of Foster’s Group and Lend Lease Corporation. He is also on the Board of the Melbourne Symphony and Chairman of the Business Working with Education Foundation.