How the federal budget super changes impact you

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Australians close to retirement will have the opportunity to contribute more money into their superannuation should several new measures announced in the Federal Budget become law. The government has revealed three key changes to super policy, broadly amending certain age and work test requirements while also extending the ability to bring-forward non-concessional superannuation contributions. These […]

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AMP honours Lifetime Achievers at annual Advice Summit

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AMP has honoured Lifetime Achievers from among its Australia-wide network of financial advisers at the company’s annual Advice Summit in Sydney. Advisers Geoff Cattach, Max Lewis and Ross Vanderwolf received the awards for their contribution to the Australian community, both in their roles as financial advisers and through their broader philanthropic work over many years. […]

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AMP strengthens corporate super business

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AMP Financial Services (AFS) has strengthened its focus on the corporate super business with a number of senior appointments to help drive AMP’s corporate super strategy at a time of significant regulatory change and changing customer preferences. AMP Director Corporate Super, Libby Roy has appointed the following people to her leadership team. Illaine Anderson – Director, Account Management […]

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AMP announces new Head of Contemporary Wealth Management

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AMP Financial Services (AFS) Director Banking and Wealth Management Products Rob Caprioli has announced the appointment of Patricia Montague as Director Contemporary Wealth Management Products, effective 12 August. Ms Montague will be responsible for a number of AMP’s superannuation and retirement products, including its flagship AMP Flexible Super, and will work closely across all areas […]

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AMP Horizons Career Changer Program receives international recognition

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AMP Horizons has won an international training and development award for its Career Changer Program. The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) has awarded the AMP Horizons Career Changer Program the 2012 Excellence in Practice Award in the category of Career Development.   ASTD is the world’s largest professional association for training and development.  […]

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Quality advice recognised through Genesys awards

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Excellence in financial planning has been celebrated with AMP’s Genesys Wealth Advisers announcing the recipients of its adviser recognition awards. Stanford Brown Financial Advisers has picked up both the Member Firm of the Year Award for wealth management expertise and the Ballesty Sikemma Award for outstanding professional performance by an individual adviser.   Sacha Sanders […]

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ipac strengthens business with new appointments

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ipac has announced three new General Managers to its state based advice businesses, appointing Eric Gibson, Nick Brinkworth and Craig Weber as General Managers for New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria respectively. The appointments strengthen ipac’s leadership team following the decision to merge the ipac and Tynan Mackenzie businesses late last year. The General Manager […]

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AMP appoints new head of Horizons

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AMP Financial Services (AFS) has appointed as Director of Horizons, reporting to AMP Director, Advice and Client Solutions Steve Helmich.  The appointment is effective from 18 February, with former Director of Horizons Tim Steele transitioning into his new role as Managing Director of ipac on the same date.  Ms Constantinidis currently heads up the AMP […]

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AMP’s FAN launches first of its kind iPad app for advisers

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AMP’s Financial Advice Network (FAN) has launched Evolve, an iPad app featuring advice tools that are fully integrated with advisers’ back-office systems, offering advisers and clients flexibility and efficiency.  AMP FAN’s Director of Advice and Licensing Simon Wallace said this mobile technology is the first of its kind in the Australian financial services industry and […]

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AMP appoints new Managing Director of Genesys Wealth Advisers

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AMP Financial Services has appointed Paul Robertson as Managing Director of Genesys Wealth Advisers reporting to AMP Director, Financial Advice Network Andrew Waddell. Mr Robertson was formerly CEO of Tynan Mackenzie and was instrumental in ensuring a successful merger of the business with ipac in December 2012. Prior to heading up Tynan Mackenzie, Mr Robertson […]

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