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Yarra appoints new Distribution Manager

March 26, 2020
Yarra appoints new Distribution Manager

Yarra Capital Management today announced the appointment of Rommel Hacopian to its Distribution team.

Rommel has more than 25 years’ industry experience. He previously spent almost 20 years with Challenger, where he was most recently General Manager – National Accounts, Research and Platforms. During his time at Challenger, he helped develop, manage and implement the retail distribution strategy for more than 20 institutional groups and 200 IFA’s for Challenger Life and the Fidante Boutiques. Before joining Challenger in 2000, Rommel held roles with Citi, Associated Planners and National Mutual.

As a Distribution Manager based in Yarra Capital Management’s Sydney office, Rommel will focus on the retail market, servicing National Dealer Groups, Platforms, Retail Investment Consultants and IFAs. His deep relationships across key channels signals the Firm’s strong commitment to the retail market.

Vito D’Introno, Chief Commercial Officer, commented:

“Rommel’s appointment forms part of the planned build out of Yarra’s retail team. His long track record will be significant in helping us build our presence and ultimately deliver on the Firm’s big ambitions in the retail segment.”