Ex-CBA executive takes AMP wealth role


AMP Financial Services has named Patricia Montague as director contemporary wealth management products, effective 12 August. In her new role, Montague will be responsible for a number of AMP’s superannuati.. Read More

La Trobe Financial makes new appointments


Peer-to-peer lending firm La Trobe Financial has appointed three staff to senior positions, signalling a change in direction for the company following the resignation of two long-time employees. La Trobe Financ.. Read More

Two new hires boost BT life team


BT has expanded its life insurance team with two additions tasked with improving overall adviser service delivery as well as spearheading the development of new products. Former Pacific Life RE product developme.. Read More

BlackRock’s Barnes moves to digital role


BlackRock’s former Australian chief operating officer Kathryn Barnes has assumed a new role as the group’s local head of digital technology. In a statement, BlackRock said Barnes, who will also take.. Read More

EFP adds new adviser


Elders Financial Planning (EFP) has appointed a former ANZ financial planner as a new adviser within one of its aligned practices in South Australia. Melissa Kramer, who has joined Mount Gambier practice Money .. Read More

Staying idle not an option for development


Advice businesses needed to be proactive and could not rest on their laurels if they wanted to thrive in a post-Future of Financial Advice-life insurance framework world, according to Australian Wealth Solutions (AWS.. Read More

AMP Capital makes infrastructure hires


AMP Capital has boosted two of its investment teams with the appointment of Stasha Prnjatovic as energy investment director within the infrastructure equity team in Sydney and Niamh McBreen as an investment director .. Read More

Calastone consolidates with new hires


Global funds transaction network Calastone will focus on consolidating support and expanding the products available for its platform and fund manager clients going into the new financial year, leading to the hiring o.. Read More

Mercer appoints ex ASFA chief to board


Superannuation administration group Mercer has announced the appointment of former Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) chief executive Pauline Vamos as an independent non-executive director. .. Read More

Shadforth adds new practice


IOOF-owned dealer group Shadforth has added Queensland practice Lyndhurst Family Advisory to its ranks, with the two groups choosing to partner due to shared values on client care. Lyndhurst specialises in famil.. Read More

John Eales joins Magellan


Former Australian rugby union team captain John Eales will join fund manager Magellan’s board as a non-executive director effective 1 July. Magellan chairman Brett Cairns said Eales, who would also join t.. Read More

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