Western Asset, IOOF make appointments


Legg Mason fixed income specialist affiliate Western Asset has welcomed Jonathan Baird to the fold in the newly created role of investment specialist and client executive. Based in Melbourne, Baird will focus o.. Read More

Govt unveils education standards board


The federal government has unveiled its Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) board to oversee the implementation of the advice industry’s new professional standards. The board will be chaire.. Read More

NAB appoints new MLC Super chief executive


National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced the appointment of long-time employee Matthew Lawrance as chief executive of the bank’s superannuation arm, MLC Super. Before his appointment, Lawrance was the e.. Read More

Two new practices expand Elders network


Elders Financial Planning (EFP) has expanded its network by welcoming two new advice practices to its dealer group. The group yesterday said Queensland-based Enlighten Wealth Management had become the fourth pra.. Read More

Overhaul underway at AMP advice, Nikko AM


AMP has announced significant changes to the management structure of its advice network, including separate boards and the appointment of new managing directors for each of its licensees. In a statement released.. Read More

Affinia consultant relocates to AdviserLogic


AdviserLogic has appointed Nadia Docker as business development manager. The new recruit would enable the software provider to enhance its business development strategy and expand its presence in Melbourne, the .. Read More

ASIC advice committee draws on diverse skills


The corporate regulator has established a new committee of advice industry practitioners to provide consultation around emerging industry issues and trends. The Financial Advisers Consultative Committee, announc.. Read More

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

AMP Capital, FSC announce new appointments


Fund manager AMP Capital has announced changes to its leadership team, including the promotion of its Australian and New Zealand director and the heads of its global equities and fixed income businesses. The gro.. Read More

IOOF reveals new technical services head


IOOF has promoted its senior technical services manager Martin Breckon to head of technical services following his predecessor Kate Anderson’s move to IOOF-owned dealer group Bridges Financial Services. Br.. Read More

Shadforth veteran to advise PractiFI


Wealth management platform provider PractiFI has appointed a former head of advice for dealer group Shadforth to head up its new advisory board. David Haintz, an advice industry veteran who has previously held r.. Read More