Channel Capital adds to distribution team as it strengthens its offering

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Byron Slessar has joined this month as Distribution Director responsible for building adviser and family office relationships for its specialist investment manager partners. Angela Dovitsas has joined as Head of Marketing, Communications and Content. Both Byron and Angela are based in Sydney. Byron will be looking after dealer groups and IFAs in New South Wales, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory.

Byron joins Channel Capital with over ten years’ financial services experience across distribution, risk management and accounting. Byron was most recently Sales Director for Janus Henderson Investors servicing wholesale clients and intermediaries across New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Byron was one of Henderson’s first employees in Sydney, having joined in 2013. Prior to this, Byron was an Audit In-Charge within the Financial Services Audit Division at KPMG Sydney.

Angela is an experienced B2B senior marketing and content specialist with over 17 years’ experience gained working in institutional and retail funds management across traditional and alternative asset classes at Macquarie. She has worked closely with Advisers and their high net worth clients at Perpetual Private, and most recently within the platform space at Mason Stevens, where she was responsible for the digital marketing strategy, execution and content development for the separately managed account and managed portfolio business.

Channel’s Head of Distribution, Andrew King said: “We’ve experienced continued growth and demand from the intermediary space for investment strategies that are differentiated, and meet the needs of Advisers in this ever changing investment landscape.

“As we grow our business and boutique investment manager stable, it’s crucial that our team has an investment specialist focus, and Byron and Angela bring that to our business. We see 2018 as being an exciting year for Channel Capital and we’re delighted to have strengthened our team with the appointment of Byron and Angela,” he said.

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