Wealth Management group Ord Minnett has made three new key appoints in senior research and institutional equities sales, as well as adding new research and associate analysts from its acquisition of E. L. & C. Baillieu.
Ashley Cox was appointed into the role of institutional equities sales and joined the Sydney institutional equities sales team.
Cox was most recently a director at Deutsche Bank in Sydney for the past 10 years and brings with him over 20 years of equities, derivatives and fixed income experience gained at international banks.
Malcolm Wood was appointed to the private client research team and had over 30 years’ experience as an investment strategist, portfolio manager and analyst in Australia and internationally.
Michael Gerges had been appointed senior research analyst (healthcare) and joined the Sydney institutional research team from Blue Ocean Equities where he covered the healthcare sector including pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, IVF clinics and diagnostic imaging among other sub-sectors in health.
Gerges was a pharmacist having operated a network of stores around the Hunter region.
The three research analysts appointed from E. L. & C. Baillieu were James Casey and Nic Burgess (both appointed senior research analysts), and Luke Macnab who was appointed as a research analyst.
Supun Wijerathna was also appointed as an associate analyst.
Ord Minnett acquired the wealth management firm which specialised in stockbroking, private wealth management, corporate finance and institutional equities last year.