Australian Unity appoints new retail distribution role

Former Australian Ethical Investment head of business development, Adam Kirk is taking on the newly-created position of national manager, retail distribution with Australian Unity to be based out of Sydney.

Kirk held various business, superannuation and development positions with Colonial First State and Australian Skandia, and would join Australian Unity after five years with Australian Ethical Investment.

Commenting on the appointment, Australian Unity head of distribution, Derek Emery, said: “Adam’s background in sustainable and responsible investing coupled with his well-established connections in the retail financial services industry will support Australian Unity in its next phase of growth.”

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“Adam’s expertise will not only augment our product development capability it will ensure we continue to make the most of our existing diversified product offering.”

Kirk has also worked across client relations and previously held roles with Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund in business development.

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