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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…

People: Crescent Wealth appoints new CIO

Crescent Wealth Superannuation has appointed Jason Hazell as chief investment officer. He joins from venture capital firm Nightingale Partners and spent over eight years at NAB Asset Management, where he was head of investment specialists and former head of strategy…

People: CBA changes executive roles

Commonwealth Bank has used the occasion of the retirement of Anna Lenahan, group general counsel and group executive group corporate affairs, as an opportunity to review its senior roles. The bank will split the role, so that it will have…

People: IOOF picks an insider

IOOF Holdings has confirmed Renato Mota’s role as chief executive after holding the position on an interim basis since December 2018. He was appointed after former chief executive Chris Kelaher stepped down following fallout from the Royal Commission. Mota has…

People: Frontier bulks up its consulting team

ANZ New Zealand chief executive David Hisco has left the company after a review of his personal expenses. He had held the position since 2010 and has been with ANZ for over 30 years. He led the bank’s global commercial…

People: SuperConcepts continues to restructure

SuperConcepts’ chief executive Lara Bourguignon is continuing with her leadership renewal as the company has announced two appointments. SuperConcepts’ national sales manager, Annette Sheppard has been promoted to the role of general manager of growth. She has over 13 years’…

People: Bendigo and Adelaide veteran passes the baton

Jacqueline Hey has been appointed as chair of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. She has been a member of the board since 2011 and was the chief executive of Ericsson in the UK and Australia. Hey is currently a non-executive director…

People: veteran ombudsman hands in his badge

Philip Field, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority’s lead ombudsman, banking and finance, has resigned. AFCA is recruiting to fill the role. It is also recruiting for the newly-created senior role of deputy chief ombudsman and general counsel. The new deputy…

People: NSX loses its CEO

Ann Bowering has resigned as chief executive of the National Stock Exchange (NSX) after three years. She has been with the NSX for 10 years and oversaw the restructure of the company. NSX has appointed Matthew Loughnan as interim chief…

People: Insurtech founder hands over the reins

Industry association Insurtech Australia has appointed Rita Yates as chief executive. She was previously head of insurtech and corporate partnerships at fintech innovation hub Stone & Chalk. Yates has over 20 years’ experience in insurance and fintech and start-up ecosystems…