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Sequoia appoints non-exec director

Sequoia appoints non-exec director

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A former Deutsche Bank Australia head of equities has been appointed to the board of ASX-listed wealth manager Sequoia Financial Group as a non-executive director.

John Larsen brings over three decades of experience in financial services, funds management and stock broking to his role as non-executive director at the firm, according to a statement.

Mr Larsen has held senior management roles, with former positions that include head of equities at Deutsche Bank Australia and director of County Natwest Securities (now Citigroup) responsible for institutional sales.

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He was also previously group investment manager at Mercantile Mutual Group (now ING) and director of equity capital markets at Hartley Poynton Corporate.

Mr Larsen has also had board experience across a number of other companies, and was the executive chair of Odyssey Funds Management from 2002 to 2009 and a member of Huntley Investment Company’s investment committee.

Sequoia chairman Michael Carter said the decision to appoint Mr Larsen came after a “comprehensive external process” to find a suitable candidate for the non-executive director role that would complement existing board members’ skills and experience, the statement said.

 

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