Two former executives of ANZ and AMP will join National Australia Bank Financial Planning (NAB FP) next month in a move that will see the major bank expand its leadership team with new managers for Queensland, and New South Wales (NSW) /Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
Former ANZ Wealth head of professional development – advice capability and assurance, Sandhya Maini will take on the role of NSW/ACT general manager at NAB FP, while AMP’s New Zealand head of adviser distribution, Rich Brown will join the bank in the position of general manager, Queensland.
Commenting on the appointments, NAB FP general manager, Tim Steele said: “Both Sandhya and Rich have strong and diverse backgrounds in financial advice, and they also bring extremely valuable customer insights and experience from other industries and businesses.”
“Most importantly, they share NAB FP’s determination to provide advisers with the right tools, guidance and support to deliver quality advice to our customers.”
Steele said the appointments follow NAB FP’s agenda to focus on customer-centricity through a diverse executive team.
Maini has held various roles with ANZ Wealth since 2010, and will commence her role with NAB FP next month.
Brown, who is based in Auckland and has been with AMP for three years formerly held various leadership sales positions with Spark New Zealand and Tyco International. He will also join NAB FP in October.