SG Hiscock bolsters distribution team

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MEDIA RELEASE: Melbourne-based asset manager SG Hiscock & Company has appointed Rebecca Collins to the newly created role of key account manager, effective today.

Ms Collins will be responsible for further developing channel opportunities across Australian equities and Australian property securities, as well as global equities and global property securities through SG Hiscock & Company’s Partnership Program with Morgan Stanley Investment Management and LaSalle Investment Management Securities. Ms Collins will report into head of distribution, Anthony Cochran. 

Mr Cochran said the appointment reflects strong investor demand as well as the strategic need to broaden distribution lines, primarily through national dealer groups, model portfolio inclusion and managed accounts. 

“Rebecca will be actively engaging with senior research, consulting and management personnel within our existing and prospective distributor network. The current trading environment gives rise to pursuing new distribution avenues, and Rebecca’s skills and experience will help the business achieve this objective. 

“We believe the capacity to recruit staff of such calibre will provide our team with a competitive edge in the market,” he said.

Ms Collins has worked in financial services for two decades across a variety of marketing and relationship management roles, and has previously been employed with MLC Asset Management, NAB Asset Management and NAB Wealth Distribution, Ellerston Capital, UBS Wealth Management, and Macquarie Bank. 

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from the University of Western Sydney, a Master of Commerce (Finance) from the University of New South Wales, and is also RG 146 qualified.

Ms Collins will be based in the firm’s Sydney office