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The life and career of new NAB boss McEwan

New NAB chief executive Ross McEwan

* 1957 - Born in Hastings, NZ

* 1986 - Joined the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia, which in 1995 became majority owned by AXA

* 1996 - Chief executive of AXA New Zealand

* 2002 - Managing director of First NZ Capital Securities

* 2003 - Joined Commonwealth Bank-owned ASB Bank in NZ

* 2007 - Became CBA's group executive for retail banking

* 2012 - Left CBA after Ian Narev was promoted to CEO and became boss of Royal Bank of Scotland's retail operations.

* 2013 - Became CEO of RBS, immediately waiving his annual bonus for the first two financial years as the scandal-hit lender prepared to announce a fifth straight annual loss.

* 2019 - Quit RBS in April and was unveiled as NAB's next CEO three months later.