Mr Lane, who will make the move to Perpetual on 10 April, has been the chief executive of Count Financial since 2011.
Before his time at Count Financial Mr Lane was the general manager of strategic development in the wealth management division of CBA.
He has also held positions with alternative asset managers as well as Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase.
Perpetual chief executive Geoff Lloyd pointed to Mr Lane's "impressive depth and breadth of leadership experience across asset management, investment banking and all aspects of wealth management".
"He has a proven history of articulating clear business strategy and motivating people to deliver great client and business outcomes. His client-first approach will resonate within our business, and he is well placed to continue to drive Perpetual Investments forward," Mr Lloyd said.
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