Investorfirst names new distribution head


Investorfirst has appointed Wes Gillett as head of product and distribution for its investment platform, Hub24. Gillett joins the listed financial services firm from FuturePlus Financial Services, where he was h.. Read More

Zurich life insurance gets facelift


Zurich Financial Services Australia has revamped its life insurance offering in a bid to inject more choice, value and quality into its product range for advisers and their clients. The update is the company&rs.. Read More

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

ASIC re-appoints Armour, ups standards focus


The federal government has extended the tenure of ASIC commissioner Cathie Armour to 2022. Armour, who was first appointed on a four-year term under the Gillard government in June 2013, will continue as an ASIC .. Read More

Pathway extends Xplan with alliance


Pathway has partnered with SuiteBox to extend its Xplan Model Office service, allowing adviser access to a digital forum to conduct online video meetings and sign documents with clients. Advisers will be able to.. Read More

Decimal, Bravura unveil appointments


Decimal Software announced former chief of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) and industry veteran Pauline Vamos will join as a non-executive director, as the software giant seeks to make sig.. Read More

EFP extends Regional Financial Planning team


Elders Financial Planning (EFP) has announced Riley Abbot as the newest financial planner to join its aligned practice, Regional Financial Planning Advice, in Bendigo, Victoria. EFP general manager Tony Beaven .. Read More

TH Real Estate expands Australian team


Global real estate asset manager TH Real Estate has appointed Lisa Peng as a real estate investment analyst based in Sydney. In the newly created role, Peng will be responsible for providing analytical support,.. Read More

Praemium board dismissed


An extraordinary general meeting of managed account provider Praemium has resulted in all existing board members being removed, following a shareholder revolt against the termination of the company’s former chi.. Read More

Sterling Private appoints new CEO


Private wealth management firm Sterling Private Wealth has welcomed David Murray as the group’s new chief executive. Sterling principal Peter Stevenson said Murray, a former practice business manager for B.. Read More

FPA welcomes ex AAT president as CRC chair


The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has appointed Graham McDonald as chair of its Conduct Review Commission for the next three years. McDonald hails from a legal background as a solicitor and b.. Read More