Mr Shanker will be based in Melbourne, reporting to head of distribution at ETF Securities, Kanish Chugh. The role will put Mr Shanker in charge of leading numerous Tasmanian and Victorian accounts, including financial planning firms.
Joining ETF Securities from Lincoln Indicators, Mr Shanker brings over a decade of experience in the wealth management industry and financial planning.
While at Lincoln Indicators, he was responsible for looking after clients across a group of managed funds. Mr Shanker was also a business development manager at Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX), prior to his stint with Lincoln Indicators as well as a financial planner for the Australian Financial Planning Group and the National Australia Bank.
On his appointment, Mr Chugh said: “We are delighted to have someone of Arjun’s experience join our growing team. We are passionate about helping advisers find suitable investment products and Arjun brings deep knowledge to the team as we continue to expand our suite of ETFs.”
Mr Shanker said, “I am looking forward to utilising my experience across financial markets and advice combined with the insights of ETF Securities to bring high quality investment solutions to all our clients.”
“I am passionate about financial advice. As an ex-financial planner, I am acutely aware of the compliance and operational challenges facing the industry. I am excited about the prospect of helping simplify the investment process,” Mr Shanker concluded.