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People: Rice calls time

Michael Rice has stepped down as chief executive of Rice Warner after building the firm and leading it for over 30 years. He will continue working on key clients and public policy initiatives. Rice remains as an executive and board…

People: Narev revives his executive career at Seek

Former Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev has been appointed to the newly created dual role of group chief operating officer and chief executive Asia Pacific & Americas at online job listing company, Seek. Co-founder Andrew Basset remains group chief…

People: Board renewal continues at AMP

AMP chair David Murray is continuing with board renewal at the big wealth management company. Director Geoff Roberts has announced his retirement. He joined the board in 2016 and served as the chair of the AMP audit committee and AMP…

People: Senior executives go in Westpac restructure

Westpac has announced a reorganisation of its group executive responsibilities. George Frazis has left his position as consumer bank chief executive after being in the position since 2015. He joined Westpac in 2009 and will assist with the management transition…

People: Alliston steps up at AMP

AMP Capital has appointed Debbie Alliston as chief investment officer for its Multi-Asset Group. She takes on the position from her role as head of multi-asset portfolio management at AMP Capital. In addition to her role she holds the position…

People: OFX chief moves into capital markets role

Saxo Capital Markets has appointed Adam Smith as chief executive officer. Smith has over 20 years’ experience in financial services and joins from OFX where he held the position of chief operating officer. He has held senior roles within ANZ…

People: Adams rings the changes at Perpetual

Perpetual’s recently appointed CEO Rob Adams has started making changes in the company’s executive ranks. Richard McCarthy has been appointed group executive Perpetual Corporate Trust, replacing Chris Green, who was appointed chief financial officer in October. McCarthy has been at…

People: Fairview move ‘doesn’t bode well for investors’

Leigh Cronin, the co-founder of Fairview Equity Partners, has announced his resignation. Fairview was launched in 2008 by Cronin, Chris Adams and Michael Glenane, with NAB holding a minority interest. Adams left in 2016. In a note to clients, Morningstar…