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People: ABA appoints compliance head

The Australian Banking Association has announced the appointment of Ian Govey as chair of the Banking Code Compliance Committee (BCCC). BCCC is the independent body that monitors and enforces the new Banking Code of Practice. Govey is a former Australian…

People: Braintree head moves to payments hopeful

Payments processing company Monoova (formerly MoneyTech Payments) has hired Tyson Hackwood to be its head of growth. Hackwood joins from PayPal’s Braintree, where he was head of Asia Pacific. At Monoova he will be responsible for promoting the adoption of…

Meet the face of millennial female financial advice

Victoria Devine used to talk about finance with her friends over brunch, without skimping on smashed avocado. Now she is paving the way to the future of financial advice by starting these same conversations amongst a much larger audience. Devine…

People: Australian Ethical picks its new CEO

Australian Ethical Investment has announced the appointment of John McMurdo as chief executive. He was most recently group managing director of Fitzpatrick Financial Group and prior to that was chief executive of Centric Wealth Management and managing director of Hillross…

People: Genworth names new CEO

Genworth has appointed Pauline Blight-Johnston as its chief executive. She takes over from acting chief executive Duncan West who will remain an independent non-executive director. Blight-Johnston joins from KPMG where she was a partner in actuarial and financial risk since…

People: IAG chief to step down

IAG group executive Ben Bessell has announced that he will leave the company in March 2020 after more than 26 years with IAG and CGU Insurance. Bessell was previously chief executive of CGU Insurance, chief commercial officer of IAG and…

People: MyState CEO to step down

MyState chief executive Melos Sulicich has announced his resignation and will be leaving in July 2020. Sulicich has been in the position since 2014 and has overseen growth in the business, doubling the banking loan book to over $5 billion…

People: Suncorp’s new CEO keeps the changes coming

Suncorp has appointed UBank chief executive Lee Hatton as chief executive of its banking and wealth division. Hatton had been in the position at UBank since 2015 and prior to that held senior roles at BNZ, National Australia Bank and…

People: UBS global trading head moves to BTIG

Investment bank BTIG Australia has appointed Andrew Dalgleish as chief executive officer. He joins from UBS where he has been for the last 13 years in a variety of senior roles. Dalgleish was most recently global head of portfolio trading…

People: HUB24 puts a lawyer on the board

HUB24 has appointed Ruth Stringer as a non-executive director and a member of its audit, risk and compliance committee. Stringer is currently a consultant at Herbert Smith Freehills and prior to that was a senior analyst and specialist in superannuation…