Centrepoint Alliance has completed a series of new hires to its executive team with the appointment of a new interim CFO to join the newly-created role of chief technology and marketing officer along with a new group executive of people and transformation.
Peter Loosmore has taken on the role of interim CFO from this week while Natalie Ellisdon has become the new chief technology and marketing officer and Andrew Collins is now group executive of people and transformation.
“These appointments reflect the momentum we are building as we focus on delivering our strategic refresh, and Centrepoint’s ability to attract industry recognised leaders,” Angus Benbow, CEO of Centrepoint said.
“The combined and expansive experience of these new executive team appointments across transformation, innovation and technology will help support this new direction and lead our business into the future.”
Mr Loosmore has more than 30 years of experience working in financial service organisations as CFO and other senior executive roles.
Prior to joining Centrepoint, Mr Loosmore has been CFO with Westpac, St George and Suncorp. He has also acted as interim CFO for other companies more recently, mainly focused in the Australian wealth management industry.
Speaking on the other appointments, Angus Benbow, CEO of Centrepoint said Ms Ellisdon is an accomplished executive with extensive leadership experience in digital innovation, data, analytics and marketing strategy.
“She joins us from Australian Unity where she held the role of general manager group e-commerce and retail marketing,” he said.
“Prior to that she was marketing director at iSelect.”
Mr Benbow added that Mr Collins has a strong background in financial services, having worked at Macquari, Perpetual and BT Financial Group.
“He has held a wide variety of senior leadership roles, working in strategy, adviser distribution, business intelligence, product development and private banking and superannuation,” he said.
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