APS Bank announced three new senior management appointments within the banking department, with effect from Monday, 1 July, according to an APS press release. Anthony Buttigieg becomes Chief Banking Officer, Aaron Mifsud becomes Head of Retail and Mario Gauci becomes Head of Commercial.
Anthony Buttigieg fills the position of Chief Banking Officer in his new role. He joined APS Bank as Head of Banking in 2016 after working for Mid-Med Bank and HSBC Bank Malta in successively senior and executive positions, including that of regional director. Over a career of 41 years, he has headed teams and projects in commercial, retail and direct banking, contact centre and risk.
Aaron Mifsud has been appointed as Head of Retail. He joined APS Bank in 2000 and over the years held positions as a commercial relationship manager and branch manager. He held the position of senior manager retail in 2017 with overall responsibility for the retail branch network and sits on the Bank’s Management Credit Committee. Mr Mifsud has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Financial Services and is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Mario Gauci is now the Head of Commercial. He joined APS Bank in 2014 and was appointed Senior Manager Commercial in 2017. He started his career with Mid-Med Bank in 1981 and spent a period of secondment with Investment Finance Bank. Since 1994 and over a 20-year span he held senior positions including with HSBC Bank Malta, as deputy head of credit, area commercial manager and deputy head of corporate banking. Mario is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Financial Services.
“These appointments reflect the scaling up of responsibilities in line with the growth and transformation of the bank. We congratulate Anthony, Aaron and Mario, professionals of many years’ experience, as they take over their new roles,” said CEO Marcel Cassar.