New hires to boost BlackRock, Moneysoft


BlackRock Australia has bolstered its wealth distribution and research relationship teams with two appointments in a bid to enhance its service delivery for clients. Former Perpetual Investments state sales mana.. Read More

MLC names Holland head of platform sales


MLC has hired Damian Holland to the role of head of platform sales. Holland joined the National Australia Bank-owned wealth division earlier this year from Ibbotson Associates, where he was head of managed accou.. Read More

TAL hires chief actuary


Specialist life insurer TAL has hired Fred Rowley as its chief actuary. Rowley joined TAL from consultancy firm Professional Financial Solutions, where he held the role of principal. He will report t.. Read More

ASFA restructures policy team


The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has reshuffled its policy team following the departure of its policy and industry practice general manager. Last week, the peak superannuation ind.. Read More

Ex- AllianceBernstein chief joins Fidelity


Fidelity Worldwide Investment has appointed Michael Bargholz to the newly-created position of senior investment director for Australia. Bargholz was formerly the chief executive and managing director of Allianc.. Read More

Australian Ethical chair steps down


Fund manager Australian Ethical Investment (AEI) has undergone an executive reshuffle at board level, with the group’s chairman set to step down. In a statement to the market earlier today, Andre Morony an.. Read More

IOOF centralises dealers with new role


IOOF has hired Mick Farrell to a newly-created executive management role across its financial planning network. Farrell joins the listed financial services firm in the dealerships group general man.. Read More

Wang named Fidelity Australia COO


Eric Wang has joined Fidelity Worldwide Investment as the global asset manager’s chief operating officer for Australia. Wang joins Fidelity from wealth management consultancy Sunstone Partners, where he wa.. Read More

Henry joins ASX board


Former Treasury secretary Ken Henry has joined the board of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) as a non-executive director. The man behind Australia’s Future Tax System Review, more commonly kn.. Read More

ICAA names new board


The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) has unveiled its 2013 board, with Tim Gullifer named president of the professional member body. “Tim brings to the board more than 30 years’.. Read More

Klipin to step down as AFA chief


The chief executive of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has resigned from his post. In November, Richard Klipin tendered his resignation to take up a senior executive position with ANZ Wealth. K.. Read More