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.
SUBSCRIBE TO THE IFA DAILY BULLETIN
- 20 Jul 2018CPA shuts financial advice divisionBy Reporter
- 20 Jul 2018Don't neglect AI, advisers warnedBy Tim Stewart
- 19 Jul 2018AMP unveils new in-house training programBy Reporter
- 19 Jul 2018Self-licensed adviser cops 4-year ASIC banBy Reporter
- 19 Jul 2018Hub24 to launch new core offeringBy Reporter
- 19 Jul 2018SMSF sector warns about advice ‘exodus’By Miranda Brownlee
- view all