Atkin steps down as Trust chief


John Atkin has resigned from his post as chief executive of The Trust Company. Atkin tended his resignation to the listed trustee this month and would leave the company in the first half of 2013, the company sai.. Read More

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

Centrepoint nabs Shadforth chief executive


Independent financial services group Centrepoint Alliance has appointed the chief executive of Shadforth Financial Group to head the business following the departure of chief executive John de Zwart in August. I.. Read More

Dunsford Financial Planning joins Synchron


A previously self-licensed financial planning practice has joined privately owned dealer group Synchron following its acquisition by AZ Next Generation Advisory earlier this month. In a statement, Synchron confi.. Read More

Infocus managing director departs


Independent wealth management group Infocus has confirmed its managing director has stepped down, with the company’s founder to assume the role. In a statement, Infocus said founder and executive director .. Read More

Ex-AFA chief joins advice firm board


Boutique financial advice practice Tribeca Financial has appointed former Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) chief executive Brad Fox as its non-executive chairman. The advice business said Fox would lead t.. Read More

Lloyd to step down from Perpetual


Perpetual chief executive Geoff Lloyd would step down in mid-2018 after more than five years in the role, the fund manager announced yesterday. In a statement, the company said Lloyd had timed his exit from Perp.. Read More

Ex-Media Super manager joins Legg Mason


A former investment manager from media industry superannuation fund Media Super has joined Legg Mason as the fund manager's new institutional sales director. Justin Nunan, who managed about $5 billion of assets.. Read More

NAB announces new digital hires


National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced it will immediately hire 600 new staff in growth areas such as software, data and security, following the announcement earlier this month that the bank would shed 18 per ce.. Read More

AZ NGA subsidiary makes fifth acquisition


AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) subsidiary firm Wise Planners has made its fifth acquisition since joining the AZ NGA network, purchasing the client book of Sydney practice AFM Advisers. Under the purchase,.. Read More

Legg Mason nabs UBS sales manager


Legg Mason has appointed a former UBS wholesale sales manager as its national business development manager, with the aim of strengthening the fund manager’s partnerships in the retail advisory sector. Legg.. Read More

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