Scheerlinck confirmed in AIST top job


The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has announced that interim chief executive Eva Scheerlinck will step up to lead the industry body on a permanent basis, following the resignation last year o.. Read More

Praemium, Padua unveil executive changes


The chief executive of listed managed account provider Praemium would step down after it was announced the company’s board had “terminated his position” in favour of a chief executive with a “.. Read More

KnowIT hires expand technical expertise


KnowIT Group has appointed a technical manager and three subject matter experts to its team to ensure the proficient management and delivery of the IT firm’s online tool, Desk Caddie. Ex-ANZ Wealth content.. Read More

AZ NGA practice acquires client book


AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) subsidiary firm Wise Planners has made its second acquisition since joining the network, purchasing the corporate superannuation clients of Sydney practice Principal Edge Financia.. Read More

Centrepoint, Legg Mason unveil new hires


Independent financial services group Centrepoint has appointed a former head of investment advisory at Citigroup to the newly created role of chief investment officer following increased adviser demand for investment.. Read More

ABA puts ex-Qld premier in the hot seat


The Australian Bankers’ Association has announced former Queensland premier Anna Bligh will be its new chief executive. Bligh, who held the state parliament’s highest office from 2007 to 2012, was ch.. Read More

Zurich expands risk sales team


Zurich has expanded its life risk sales team with nine new members across the country in a move to support growth in key urban and regional centres. Nathan Taggart, previously the group’s strategic account.. Read More

Elders promotes from within for new role


Elders Financial Planning (EFP) has announced its adviser services coordinator Anna Van-Gasteren has been appointed as the group’s new national practice development coach. Van-Gasteren, who joined EFP just.. Read More

ANZ appoints ex-RBA economist as CIO


ANZ has announced the appointment of former Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) head of economics Mark Rider as the chief investment officer of its wealth arm. Rider, who has been with ANZ since 2013, has taken on a.. Read More

Perpetual hires long-time Count boss


Count Financial chief executive David Lane is to join the Perpetual Investments arm as group executive. Lane, a veteran of the asset management, wealth management and investment banking sectors who has headed up.. Read More

Count Financial CEO joins Perpetual


Perpetual has appointed Count Financial chief executive David Lane to the role of group executive for Perpetual Investments. Lane, who has headed up Count Financial since 2011, will join the group in April. He r.. Read More