IOOF makes new leadership appointment amid ‘significant growth’

Financial services giant IOOF has appointed a new chief information officer, who joins at a time of growth for the company following recent changes.

According to a statement, Sharam Hekmat will join the IOOF leadership group as the chief information officer. His appointment comes as IOOF’s technological capabilities experience “significant growth” following recent simplification and enhancements to its platforms.

“Sharam will be leading our IT team as we continue to focus on the delivery of improved functionality and a better user experience across our platforms, portals and online accounts,” said IOOF managing director, Chris Kelaher.

“His experience in successfully delivering large-scale IT projects will ensure we continue to be able to offer better ways for advisers – and clients – to securely manage their investments.”

Mr Hekmat joins IOOF with more than 25 years of experience within information technology. He will be based at the IOOF Melbourne office.

 

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