We are pleased to announce that Westpac, Australia’s longest established bank, is to be an Official Partner of Ruthless Jabiru from September 2012.
“It’s fantastic to have such a strong national identity as Westpac join forces with the orchestra,” said Ruthless Jabiru’s Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Kelly Lovelady. “Westpac is a household name for so many Australians, and it’s really encouraging that the bank’s passion for leadership and achievement also extends to an advocacy of the creative industries.”
Mark McGran, Expatriate Relationship Manager with Westpac London, said: “We are very pleased to be supporting Ruthless Jabiru as an all-Australian chamber orchestra.
“We’ve a proud history of not only assisting UK Migrants with their move to Australia and New Zealand, but also providing support for Australians who have based themselves here in the UK. We share a lot of common goals with Ruthless Jabiru, and look forward to connecting and inspiring the Expat community here in London.”
As Australia’s first bank, Westpac is Australia’s oldest company and one of the most reputable financial institutions. Established in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales, Westpac has had a presence in London since February 1853, making it the longest-serving foreign bank in the United Kingdom.
The Westpac London branch focus is on providing banking support for Expatriate Australians to ensure that their banking is well looked after whilst they are based away from home. For almost 160 years, Westpac has been providing banking solutions for UK migrants who are moving their lives to Australia or New Zealand, assisting in making the move as simple and easy as possible.