FORM 4 [X] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

ERKONEN SCOTT EDWARD
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. [ GWB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Information Officer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O GREAT WESTERN BANCORP, INC., 225 SOUTH MAIN AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/1/2022
(Street)

SIOUX FALLS, SD 57104
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 2/1/2022 (1) M  243 A$0 4454 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 2/1/2022 (2) M  966 A$0 5420 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 2/1/2022 (3) M  1569 A$0 6989 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 2/1/2022 (4) F  756 D$0 6233 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 2/1/2022 (5) A  727 A$0 6960 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 2/1/2022 (6) A  1839 A$0 8799 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 2/1/2022 (7) F  762 D$0 8037 D  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security3. Trans. Date3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4)10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4)11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
CodeV(A)(D)Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units - 2019  (8)2/1/2022  M     243   (1) (1)Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 243.0 $0 0 D  
Restricted Stock Units - 2020  (8)2/1/2022  M     966   (2) (2)Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 966.0 $0 0 D  
Restricted Stock Units - 2021  (8)2/1/2022  M     1569   (3) (3)Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 1569.0 $0 0 D  

Explanation of Responses:
(1) The restricted stock units vest in three equal installments beginning on November 29, 2020. The vesting of the restricted stock units accelerated upon change in control.
(2) The restricted stock units vest in three equal installments beginning on November 27, 2021. The vesting of the restricted stock units accelerated upon change in control.
(3) The restricted stock units vest in three annual equal installments beginning on November 26, 2022. The vesting of the restricted stock units accelerated upon change in control.
(4) The units representing these shares were surrendered to satisfy tax withholding obligations on the accelerated vesting of restricted stock unit awards upon change in control.
(5) The accelerated vesting and issuance of performance stock units granted in November 2019 based on pre-established performance objectives which vested upon change in control at target.
(6) The accelerated vesting and issuance of performance stock units granted in November 2020 based on pre-established performance objectives which vested upon change in control at the higher of actual or target.
(7) The units representing these shares were surrendered to satisfy tax withholding obligations on the accelerated vesting of performance stock unit awards upon change in control.
(8) Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of Great Western Bancorp, Inc.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
ERKONEN SCOTT EDWARD
C/O GREAT WESTERN BANCORP, INC.
225 SOUTH MAIN AVENUE
SIOUX FALLS, SD 57104


Chief Information Officer

Signatures
Donald J. Straka, as attorney-in-fact for Scott Edward Erkonen2/3/2022
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

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