Ignition Wealth announces new CEO Manish Prasad

Ignition Wealth announces new CEO Manish Prasad

Ignition Wealth Co-Founder and inaugural CEO Mark Fordree today announced the appointment of Manish Prasad to the role of CEO of Ignition Wealth.

“On behalf of the Ignition Wealth Board, executive team and staff, we are extremely pleased to have engaged Manish Prasad to lead Ignition Wealth. Manish is a deeply experienced and well respected financial services executive, whose expertise and knowledge will guide Ignition Wealth as we continue to grow.”, said Mark Fordree, Executive Director, Ignition Wealth.

Manish is a highly credentialed financial services executive with deep domain experience in financial advice across all channels and segments. Manish’s career includes senior roles globally for NAB/MLC, AMP/AXA, Genesys Wealth Advisors, Capital Position LLC and most recently KPMG where he held the title of Director of Asset and Wealth Management.

Manish’s corporate career has focused on growth and commercial management of advice organisations and his appointment will drive Ignition Wealth’s expansion into the savings, retirement and scaled advice markets.

Manish Prasad, CEO, Ignition Wealth said, “Digital financial advice as an industry is at a very exciting stage. I am looking forward to driving the business at Australia’s leading B2B robo-advice solutions provider Ignition Wealth.”.

Manish’s recruitment follows Ignition Wealth’s January announcement of Alan Quinlan’s appointment to the role of CEO, Ignition Wealth Ireland and forms a key part of the business’ enterprise partnership and development strategy.

“From our beginnings, an important focus for Ignition Wealth has been to ensure that our executive team boasts industry experts who can provide real thought leadership. The appointment of Manish Prasad reflects this.” Mark Fordree added.

In his role as Executive Director, Mark Fordree will focus on the global expansion of the business, pursuing domestic and offshore opportunities, managing investor relationships and key partnerships, and steering strategy at an executive and board level.