Great Western Bank Announces New Executive Management




Great Western Bank is pleased to announce that Cheryl Olson and Andy Pederson have been promoted to the Executive Management team.

Ms. Olson is the Head of Learning and Development and the Marketing department. She has been with Great Western Bank since February 2007. She has over 35 years of experience in the financial industry, with nearly 20 years in branch management experience. Ms. Olson is a graduate of the Human Resource Management School at the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, WI and graduated with special honors from the Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, CO.

Mr. Pederson is the Head of People and Culture. He has been with Great Western Bank since February 2009. He has over 17 years of Human Resource experience, with 12 of those years specifically in the financial industry. Mr. Pederson holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource.

About Great Western Bank

Great Western Bank is a regional, Midwestern bank with core relationship banking values, over $9 billion in assets and an agribusiness and commercial & industrial lending focus. With executive offices located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Great Western Bank has nearly 200 banking locations across Iowa, Nebraska, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and South Dakota. Great Western Bank’s parent company, National Australia Bank Limited, is an international AA-/Aa2 (S&P and Moody's, respectively) rated financial services organization with over $750 billion in assets and provides comprehensive and integrated financial products and services.

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