Movers and Shakers | June 2016

FST Media presents the monthly wrap-up of the personnel changes in financial services across Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific.


June saw a number of high-profile appointments across financial services, with noteworthy additions to AMP Capital, Rabobank and Investec.



Investec has appointed Anthony Lazzoppina to the position of Managing Director, Chris Stefanovski as Managing Director (Corporate Advisory) and Uyi Ighodaro to the newly created Financial Sponsors Transaction Group.

Suncorp has appointed Sarah Harland to the position of Chief Information Officer

Rabobank has appointed Peter Knoblanche to the positions of Chief Executive and Managing Director

FIIG has appointed Mark Connor to the position of Non-Executive Director

Synchron has appointed Michael Jones to the position of Compliance Manager

Fintech Australia has appointed Danielle Szetho to the inaugural position of Chief Executive Officer

The Self-Managed Super Fund Association has appointed Craig Jamieson to the position of General Manager, Corporate and Development and Peter Hogan to the position of Head of Technical

Gardior has appointed Ian Gillings to its Board

Commonwealth Private has appointed Marianne Perkovic to the position of Executive General Manager

MLC has appointed former employee Russell Hannah to the newly created position of General Manager – Retail Advised Insurance Sales and Michael Downey to the position of Head of Practice Development

Aon Australia has appointed Jeff Smith to the position of Executive Chairman and Ross Campbell to the position of Placement Director

Equity Trustees has appointed Alan O’Brien to the position of Senior Manager of Relationships and Oversights

Bennelong Funds Management has appointed Jeremy Crowley to the position of Associate Director – Institutional Sales

Hyperion Asset Management has appointed Justin Breen to the position of Equity Dealer

AMP Capital has promoted Andrew Quade to the position of Head of Industrial Asset Management

The Invoice Market (tim) has appointed Bernie Kelly to the position of Head of National Sales and Referral Partnerships

Savills Investment Management has appointed Jennifer Johnstone-Kaiser to the position of Director, Sydney Office



AMP Capital has appointed Vicky Hyde-Smith to the position of Co-Head of New Zealand Fixed Income

Rabobank has appointed Peter Knoblanche to the position of Managing Director – New Zealand

SBS Bank has appointed Shaun Drylie to the position of Group Chief Executive



MasterCard has appointed Richard Wormald to the position of Division President of Australasia

Bolero International has appointed Neil Johnson to the position of Head of Business Development, Singapore 

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has appointed Suyi Kim to the position of Head of Asia and Deborah Orida to the position of Managing Director & Head of Private Equity, Asia

The RHB Banking Group has appointed Datuk Khairussaleh Ramli to the position of Managing Director, Group Wholesale Banking

Rothschild Wealth Management has appointed Mike Hue and Tang Kai Meng as Senior Client Advisors

UBS Securities has appointed Kitty Li to the position of China Head of Electronic Trading