Move

Challenger key accounts GM moves to manage retail distribution for Yarra

Executive Move

Rommel+hacopian

Yarra Capital Management has confirmed to Industry Moves that Rommel Hacopian has joined the organisation as general manager of retail distribution.

Hacopian comes from Challenger, where he spent nearly 20 years, most recently as general manager of national accounts, research, and platforms. He's also held roles with Citi, Associated Planners, and National Mutual.

With Yarra, Hacopian will focus on the retail market, focusing on national dealer groups, platforms, retail investment consultants, and IFAs.

Yarra chief commercial officer, Vito D'Introno, said, "Rommel’s appointment forms part of the planned build out of Yarra’s retail team. His long track record will be significant in helping us build our presence and ultimately deliver on the Firm’s big ambitions in the retail segment."

Departure

January 2020

General Manager Key Accounts and Platforms

Challenger

Appointment

March 2020

Distribution Manager - Retail

Yarra Capital Management