Move

Blue Sky appoints Aspen Group chief as CEO

Executive Move

Joel+cann

Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd (Blue Sky) has announced the appointment of Joel Cann as chief executive officer, effective 15 April 2019.

Cann has 30 years' experience in public and private equity investment, financial services and family office management across Australia, Europe and North America.

Most recently, he served as chief executive officer at Aspen Group where he was appointed in September 2016 to rebuild the group and its portfolio. Before this, he held leadership roles at Aberdeen Asset Management and JP Morgan in London and AMB Capital Partners in Sydney.

Commenting on his appointment, Blue Sky executive chair Andrew Day said: "The board is excited to welcome Joel as CEO. We are confident that Joel has the right combination of experience in asset management and rebuilding businesses to lead the company through its next transition."

Following Cann's appointment, Day, who was appointed as executive chair in November 2018, will revert to the role of non-executive chair.

Blue Sky said that Cann's appointment completes the firm's new executive team.

Departure

April 2019

Chief Executive Officer

Aspen Group

Appointment

April 2019

Chief Executive Officer

Blue Sky

News reports on this move

15/03/2019
Money Management
14/03/2019
Investor Daily
13/03/2019
Business News Australia
13/03/2019
Financial Standard
13/03/2019
ASX Announcement