Gail Kelly’s exit only enhances her stature

Kelly goes out on a high, with the bank riding the housing boom with perfection and expanding its business operations in Asia. It will make Hartzer's job a lot easier.

Gail Kelly’s remarkably successful tenure as Westpac bank chief has only been enhanced by the well-orchestrated succession to Brian Hartzer.

Hartzer was the anointed one from the day he returned from the UK in 2012 and the timing of his accession could not have been better.

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