BTFG platforms head to depart


BT Financial Group’s head of platforms will depart the wealth manager to pursue other opportunities, the company has confirmed. Kelly Power, who has been with Westpac Group since 2005, has been overseeing .. Read More

Hires to accelerate ethical investing team


Ethical investment and superannuation provider Australian Ethical has announced two senior appointments to its adviser team on the back of growing demand for ethical investing. In the newly created roles, Quyen.. Read More

Sales reshuffle sees two new Decimal hires


Listed digital advice provider Decimal has confirmed changes to its sales team including the exit of its regional sales manager for Australia and New Zealand and new appointments in its marketing and lead solutions f.. Read More

Alphinity, Insight appoint new staff


Fund manager Alphinity Investment Management has appointed former Fidelity and Credit Suisse analysts Stuart Welch and Richard Hitchens to two senior analyst roles. Alphinity said in a statement that Welch had b.. Read More

Ex-Vanguard manager takes Fidelity role


Former Vanguard account manager Andrew Mathie has become Fidelity International’s new director of wholesale sales in Australia. In his new job, Mathie will lead the overall strategy for Fidelity’s wh.. Read More

UBS hires ex-Lazard retail manager


UBS Asset Management has appointed a former national retail manager for investment firm Lazard Asset Management as its new head of wholesale business for Australasia. In a statement, the asset manager said in th.. Read More

Ex-Victorian premier to be EQT chair


Equity Trustees (EQT) has announced former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett will be the company’s next board chairman. Kennett, who has been on the company’s board of directors for nine years, would s.. Read More

Former FPA exec to head FASEA


A former chief professional officer of the FPA has been appointed as the inaugural chief executive of the government’s Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA). In a statement on Friday, Mi.. Read More

Beacon appointments focus on support


Beacon Financial Group has made a number of new appointments to its management, on-boarding and compliance teams to support new advisers entering the group following its merger with Libertas Financial Planning. .. Read More

IOOF hires ex-Funds SA manager


IOOF has appointed Paul Crisci as its portfolio manager for Australian equities, with his role commencing next month. Crisci, who previously managed an $11 billion equities portfolio for South Australian public.. Read More

Ex-RBA assistant governor to head EDR change


The federal government has appointed a former Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) assistant governor to oversee the transition of the three current external dispute resolution (EDR) bodies into the forthcoming Australian.. Read More

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