Andrew will be responsible for leading and providing strategic direction to the SME team which provides financial solutions to help small and medium-sized Australian businesses to help them take advantage of export and export-related business opportunities.
Andrew joins EFIC from Bankwest where he was Head of Rural & Regional, Business Banking and Head of Property Finance. Previously, he was with Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he was General Manager, Asset Finance and General Manager, Corporate Financial Services.
“We are very pleased to welcome Andrew to EFIC. He brings a wealth of executive expertise with over 20 years in banking,” said EFIC Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Angus Armour.
“With the challenges facing Australian exporters in the global economy, we are fortunate to have someone with his passion and experience in our team.”
Mr Watson added he was delighted to be joining EFIC, noting the agency’s professionalism and solid credentials in helping SME companies with financing solutions.
“I look forward to building on this success and continuing EFIC’s great achievements in helping small and medium-sized exporters and subcontractors in export supply chains grow their business,” he said.
“By strengthening our relationships with our banking and alliance partners we can continue to achieve great results for our SME clients.”