Investment manager Fidelity International has appointed Everest Babcock & Brown head of distribution Andrew Keay as director, head of intermediary business.
Reporting to Fidelity managing director Gerard Doherty from October 13, Keay will be responsible for the growth and profitability of the group’s intermediary business.
His duties will include building the business’ infrastructure to support its growth strategy, managing dealer group relationships and securing research house ratings and developing platform shelf space.
“This senior hire will provide a further boost for the company’s growth in Australia, which in turn is crucial to the continuing success of the firm in the Asia Pacific region,” said Doherty.
Keay was previously with AMP Capital Investors and also served in senior roles at Perpetual Investments and Macquarie Bank.