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New chair for iExtend

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
The founder of The Sentient Group and AMP's private capital business has been appointed chair of life insurer iExtend.

Barings builds out local team

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
Barings has beefed up its Australian team with the appointment of a head of wealth distribution.

Centric hires chief client officer

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
Martin Morris will become Centric's chief client officer after a six-month stint at Sequoia Financial Group (Sequoia).

Grok Ventures appoints new chief executive

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
Mike Cannon-Brookes' family office Grok Ventures has hired a new chief executive, recruiting a former BlackRock and Macquarie executive.

Brighter Super adds head of product

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
Queensland-based Brighter Super appointed a new head of product, hiring from Aware Super.

BlackRock appoints Aussie head, builds out NZ business

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024
Former deputy head of BlackRock Australasia Jason Collins will step into the role of head of Australia. This comes as the global fund manager prepares to open a New Zealand office.

Insignia Financial names chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024
Scott Hartley will succeed Renato Mota as chief executive of Insignia Financial, effective March 1.

Cbus appoints head of stewardship

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024
Cbus has appointed Steve Monnier as its new head of stewardship in the responsible investment team.

NAB names new chief executive

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024
Andrew Irvine will become National Australia Bank's new group chief executive and managing director, succeeding Ross McEwan.

Oaktree's local head of distribution resigns

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024
Oaktree Capital Management's head of distribution for Australia and New Zealand has left the firm and is currently on gardening leave.