Financial services group Evans Dixon has announced Peter Anderson as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately.
The company’s Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, Tristan O’Connell is retiring from the firm to focus on health with Warwick Keneally taking up the acting role while the position is filled.
The company announced to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) today that Anderson had been an independent non-executive director of the firm since April and would be stepping down from the board pending his appointment.
Evans Dixon executive chairman, David Evans said the company had begun an executive search process but called it off when it became apparent that Anderson was available to lead the business.
Anderson was most recently executive chairman of McGrath Nicol where he oversaw the transformation of the business from a specialist restructuring practice with over 50 per cent of its turnover relating to general advisory services.