Bank of Queensland (BOQ), an Australian banking group, has appointed Ewan Cameron as its new CFO, effective July 2010.

Mr Cameron held numerous CFO roles both in Australia and overseas for a number of organizations. Most recently He was employed as the COO and acting chief executive officer at Saudi Home Loans.

Mr Cameron also had an extensive career at General Electric Company (GE) culminating in the position of CFO, GE Money for the UK and Ireland, and previously held the position of CFO for GE Commercial Finance for the Australian and New Zealand markets.

The previous incumbent of the bank’s CFO role, Ram Kangatharan, will remain with the bank in the role of COO.

David Liddy, managing director of BOQ said: “We searched within Australia and world-wide for the most suitable candidate and I believe we have found the best possible person. Importantly Mr Cameron has also demonstrated extensive knowledge of competitive factors in our marketplace and the potential impacts of proposed new regulatory changes.”