(MGP) announces new strategic appointments


One of Australia’s leading independent platform providers and investment administrators, Managed Accounts Holdings Ltd (ASX: MGP) announces several changes to add further capability to its distribution and executive teams. The new appointments include Pamella Wilson as Group Chief Operating Officer, Neil Pattinson as Business Development Manager for New South Wales/ Queensland and Gloria Saliba as Head of People and Culture.

Mrs Wilson, who has been with MGP since July 2015, has previously held Senior Business Analyst and Acting Head of IT positions. Mrs Wilson has over 28 years’ experience in the financial services industry spanning across custody, registry, managed accounts, investment research, wraps and superannuation. Her new role as COO is effective immediately.

Mr Pattinson has been promoted to the role of Business Development Manager for NSW/QLD effective 1 January 2019.  Mr Pattinson has been with MGP for over 10 years where he held the role of Head of Operations & Adviser Services and most recently NSW/QLD Relationship Manager.

Additionally, Gloria Saliba has joined MGP as Head of People and Culture.  Gloria brings over 20 years’ experience in the human resources space where she has developed best practice frameworks for both Australian and Asia Pacific financial services organisations.

MGP also announces that Group Chief Financial Officer Mark Pozzi has resigned. Executive Chairman Don Sharp will act in the role until a replacement is appointed.

MGP Chief Executive Officer David Heather said the new appointments will enable the business to provide a high level of support and capability to external clients and stakeholders, as well as providing opportunity, responsibility and career advancements to senior members of the business.

“The promotion of Pamella and Neil together with the appointment of Gloria adds a further breadth of leadership capability to the MGP business. We know that Pamella, Neil and Gloria will make a significant contribution to the business over the course of 2019 and beyond,” Heather said.

“Our future, supported by our appointments announced today, sees us renew our commitment to being recognised as a leading independent platform provider in the Australian market.”

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