Australasian Wealth Investments (AWI) has appointed John O'Connell as an independent non-executive director, effective 1 July 2014.
Mr O’Connell has been global head of research for Macquarie Securities Group since 2008.
He joined the company 16 years ago and has held various senior research positions within Macquarie Equities in Australia and in the United States
AWI chairman Andrew Barnes said the company is delighted Mr O’Connell is joining the board of AWI.
“Mr O’Connell’s background and experience will be very valuable to the company as we continue to execute on our investment strategy in the financial services sector with particular focus on digital distribution of wealth solutions to self-directed investors,” said Mr Barnes.