Blair Vernon appointed as Managing Director

13 December 2016

Blair Vernon appointed as Managing Director

AMP Financial Services New Zealand

AMP announced today that Blair Vernon has been appointed as Managing Director AMP Financial Services New Zealand, effective 1 January 2017.

Mr. Vernon will report to Jack Regan, AMP Group Executive, Advice and New Zealand. Mr. Regan, currently Managing Director AMP Financial Services New Zealand, is moving to AMP’s Sydney office to lead an expanded portfolio, assuming responsibility for AMP Limited’s Advice and New Zealand businesses.

Mr. Regan said: “Blair is uniquely positioned to leverage the strengths we have across AMP to continue to drive our business strategy and performance.”

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Mr. Vernon joined AMP in 2009 and has held a number of executive positions within the company, most recently as AMP’s Director Retail Financial Services, responsible for sales, customer service, marketing and supporting AMP's extensive Adviser business networks. He has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services.

Mr. Vernon said: “On behalf of the AMP team in New Zealand I would like to thank Jack for the significant contribution he has made to our business, Advisers and customers over the past 10 years. AMP has gone from strength-to-strength under Jack’s leadership and I look forward to continuing to work closely with him to build on AMP’s proud history and to take our business forward.”