BlackRock Australia has appointed Stuart Dunn as head of wealth distribution for Northern Region, while Linda Kang has been appointed lead research relationship manager.
It follows six appointments in November last year as part of a move to streamline delivery of client service by integrating BlackRock’s institutional and retail distribution teams in Australia.
Jason Collins, BlackRock’s head of client business in Australasia, said: “The appointments reflect BlackRock’s focus on building meaningful and sustainable partnerships with clients to help facilitate better outcomes for the broader investor community.
“The landscape to serve institutional and wealth sectors has evolved along with regulatory reform, advances in portfolio risk and compliance technology, as well as developments in advice and retirement solutions. Investing in client services is imperative to capture the opportunities that these changes brought to the superannuation and advice industry.”
Mr Dunn joins BlackRock from Perpetual Investments, where he spent nine years. He has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services, serving various client service and business development roles.
Prior to BlackRock, Ms Kang worked for Challenger/Fidante Partners in the national key accounts team for research houses. She spent eight years in financial services across client servicing and development, as well as investment analysis.
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