Bennelong today announced the appointment of Marta Galli to the newly created role of Product Manager, reporting directly to Jeff Phillips, Chief Financial Officer.
Marta will be responsible for the co-ordination of all product matters, including oversight of the development, launch and maintenance of Bennelong’s product offering across all of its boutique fund managers, ensuring the offerings are commercially viable and are in line with regulatory requirements.
Marta brings with her over 17 years of investment management experience. She joins Bennelong following four years as Product Manager, Corporate Trustee Services at Equity Trustees with prior experience as Investment Writer, Marketing and Communications at Legg Mason Asset Management Australia. Prior to this, Marta worked for UBS Wealth Management in Zurich (Switzerland) for nearly six years, primarily as a Product Communication Specialist – Associate Director. She also held roles at Morgan Stanley in Switzerland and Italy.
The new function reflects Bennelong’s growth trajectory as the business has recently surpassed $7.5b in funds under management, more than doubling its FUM over the past four years.
Craig Bingham, Chief Executive Officer of Bennelong said, “It is a testament to Bennelong’s reputation in the market that it has the ability to attract employees of such a high calibre. Marta’s extensive industry expertise from around the globe will play a major role in furthering our presence in the marketplace. The appointment demonstrates our commitment to the future of the business, with a focus on the needs of our client base.”
Marta will be based at Bennelong’s head office in Melbourne.