Nikko AM has appointed Damien Casey to the role of business development manager to focus specifically on the east coast wholesale market.
Mr Casey will be based in Sydney and will focus on NSW, the ACT and Queensland and report to Rob Bluzmanis, head of wholesale sales for Nikko AM.
Mr Bluzmanis said the hire was to ensure Nikko AM continues to remain innovative in a changing economic and regulatory environment.
“He’ll be responsible for implementing our sales strategy across wholesale accounts, private wealth and retail advisers, and importantly, will deepen relationships with adviser groups within these segments,” he said.
Mr Casey previously was business development manager at Lonsec, where he distributed its managed accounts and consulting services, and before then was employed at Rainmaker.
“With proven expertise in sales engagement, investment knowledge and client service, Damien is well placed to capitalise on the heightened need for Nikko AM to introduce new ideas and methods into sales-based initiatives, and we’re extremely confident in his ability to deliver,” Mr Bluzmanis said.
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