Chris Page, ANZ: the risk goalkeeper

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The global financial crisis might turn out to be just a minor hurdle in the expansion of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ). In June, the Melbourne-based bank announced it was well on track towards completing its ‘super regional’ expansion project, which aims to result in 20% of around $8 billion in group earnings being attracted from the Asia-Pacific region by 2012. The strategy to achieve this goal is one of organic growth, supported by a number of acquisitions. For e