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People: Fidante GM steps up to senior Challenger role

Fidante Partners general manager, Nick Hamilton has been promoted to the role of chief executive, funds management at Fidante’s parent company, Challenger Limited.  Hamilton joined Challenger as Fidante’s head of product and marketing in 2015. Prior to that he was…

People: Suncorp appoints from within

Suncorp has announced the appointment of Steve Johnston as group chief executive. He has worked at Suncorp for nearly 14 years and has been acting chief executive since the resignation of Michael Cameron earlier this year. Johnston was previously the…

People: Cbus makes three senior hires

Cbus Super has appointed three new executives to its leadership team. Former Equip Super chief executive, Nicholas Vamvakas has joined as group executive for strategy and growth. Vamvakas was previously acting chief executive, chief financial officer and chief risk officer…

People: CBA still building its top team

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has made two appointments to its executive team. Carmel Mulhern has been appointed as group executive general counsel and governance, commencing in January 2020. She will join from Telstra where she has been for 19 years and…

People: board renewal at IOOF

Former ING Direct chief executive Vaughn Richtor has been appointed as a director of MyState Ltd. Richtor has extensive experience in banking, and following his role at ING Direct was chief executive of ING Vysya Bank and head of retail…

People: BT GM to head Xplore Wealth

Xplore Wealth has appointed general manager of BT Financial Advice Michael Wright as its chief executive. Wright has over 21 years’ experience in banking and advice and was previously general manager of Westpac Financial Planning in Queensland, general manager of…

People: CVC appoints new CEO

Private equity firm CVC has appointed Mark Avery as chief executive. He joined the company in 2010 as a property executive and prior to that was an investment manager at Lyons Capital and business development manager at Industrial Commercial Property…

People: KPMG HR boss takes on the NAB challenge

Former KPMG partner, Susan Ferrier joins National Australia Bank as chief people officer. She previously held a number of executive human resources positions at KPMG before taking on the role of global head of people. Prior to this she was…

People: NAB waits on McEwan’s release from RBS

Outgoing chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Ross McEwan, has been appointed as chief executive of National Australia Bank. McEwan announced his resignation from RBS in April and will assume his role no later than April 2020. Prior…

People: Daley to step down at Grattan

Alex Chernov, chair of Grattan Institute has announced that chief executive John Daley will step down from his position when his contract ends in July 2020. He has held the position for nearly 11 years and shaped the thinktank’s seven…