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Zenith appoints new head of sales, BDM

By Reporter
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The firm has announced a promotion as well as a new appointment.

Zenith Investment Partners has announced the promotion of Glenn Boyes to the role of head of sales and the appointment of Ben Bell as business development manager (BDM) – NSW and Western Australia.

Mr Boyes joined Zenith in August 2022 as head of sales for FE fundinfo’s technology and fund manager service offerings and previously spent 15 years at IRESS across a range of roles including head of advice –Australia, and general manager – wealth and advice solutions.

In his new role, he will report to Zenith chief operating officer (COO) Jason Huddy, who said that the promotion of Mr Boyes and appointment of Mr Bell came at an important time in the development of the business as it continues to expand its product and service offering to clients nationally.


“Glenn has significant experience in serving wealth management clients and leading product delivery teams across the market and we’re confident that our growing client base will further benefit from this,” said Mr Huddy.

“With over 25 years’ experience in the financial services and fintech sectors, Glenn is a leader in the delivery of technology, research, and advice solutions. His experience covers a wide range of industry segments including advice, data, research, wealth management, superannuation, portfolio management, and compliance.”

Mr Huddy also noted that Mr Boyes’ experience as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) meant that he had a solid understanding of the challenges being faced in the market.

Meanwhile, Mr Bell has more than 10 years of experience in the advice industry and 20 years in the financial services industry. He joins Zenith from Bellmont Securities, where he served as sales manager, adviser solutions. 

Previously, he spent 11 years at Aberdeen Standard Investments, most recently as associate director – wholesale sales, as well as in business development and regional sales roles, and has also worked at Credit Suisse and Towers Perrin in client service roles.  

“Ben will work across all brands in the business to support our client relationships, and his experience working with financial advice groups nationally to help them create cost-effective and transparent managed account portfolio solutions will stand him in good stead in this role,” Mr Huddy said.

“His previous business development experience in NSW and WA means he has a solid network of contacts and a strong industry knowledge. This will be of huge benefit as Zenith continues to expand its product offering into the NSW and WA markets.”