Former IRESS GM to head independent dealer group

Executive Move


Financial planning dealer group FYG Planners has announced the appointment of Andrew Wootton as its new general manager.

Wooton has over 30 years’ experience in financial services, with management positions at Macquarie and over a decade with IRESS, most recently as general manager, tailored solutions.

Commenting on his appointment, FYG Planners managing director Peter Mancell said that the firm was "thrilled to add Andrew’s tremendous talents" and that "his knowledge will be an invaluable addition" to the firm's experience base.

He added: “Andrew spent more than a decade with Xplan, working closely with firms like ours. Harnessing Andrew’s experience in this area underlines our commitment to ongoing technology advancement at FYG.”

Wootton said that it was his previous experience collaborating with FYG that contributed to the decision to take the role of GM.


January 2019

General Manager, Tailored Solutions



March 2019

General Manager

FYG Planners

News reports on this move

Financial Standard