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Yarra appoints Chief Commercial Officer

November 8, 2019
Yarra appoints Chief Commercial Officer

Yarra Capital Management today announced the appointment of Vito D’Introno to the newly created position of Chief Commercial Officer.

Vito has 22 years’ industry experience. He previously spent 12 years with Challenger, where he was most recently Acting Chief Executive for the firm’s Distribution, Product and Marketing division. He joined Challenger in 2007 after spending 10 years with BT Funds Management.

At Yarra Capital Management, Vito will oversee the firm’s distribution, marketing and product development functions, and will drive Yarra’s growing presence in the Australian funds management market.

Dion Hershan, Managing Director, commented:

“Vito is an extremely exciting hire for Yarra Capital Management. With more than 20 years’ experience developing new capabilities and building franchises in the domestic market, he is exactly the right person to take charge of growing the firm’s institutional, retail and offshore presence.

Vito D’Introno, incoming Chief Commercial Officer, added:

“I’m thrilled to be joining Yarra Capital Management. The firm has an outstanding reputation in the Australian funds management industry and is particularly well regarded in the institutional market. I look forward to working alongside the senior team to expand Yarra’s footprint across the retail and institutional markets.”


Biography – Vito D’Introno

Vito D’Introno commenced his funds management career in 1997 with BT Funds Management, where he spent 10 years in a number of roles, including Key Account Manager.

Vito joined Challenger in 2007 as a National Key Accounts Manager for its Boutiques division. He was appointed Head of Retail in 2014 and became Acting Chief Executive, Distribution, Product and Marketing in 2018.

Vito has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Deakin University.