Heartland Group Holdings Limited (Heartland) announced that it intends to appoint Geoff Summerhayes and Kate Mitchell as directors, effective 1 October, 2021. Geoff has a unique set of experiences as a senior executive and prudential regulator in Australia and internationally. He has held senior financial services executive roles in NAB, was CEO of Suncorp's Life and Wealth businesses in Australia and New Zealand, and most recently he was a board member of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Kate has extensive banking and finance experience gained both in New Zealand and through 20 years working in investment banking in the United Kingdom. She has been a director of HGH subsidiary, Heartland Bank Limited, since March 2019. She will continue in that role and will now also bring her considerable banking and finance experience directly to the HGH Board.