SelfWealth appoints Craig Keary as new CEO

SelfWealth appoints Craig Keary as new CEO

ASX-listed trading platform SelfWealth have today announced the appointment of Craig Keary as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Craig is currently CEO and Principal Consultant of Wise Partnering and was previously Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region, AMP Capital. Prior to this, Craig also held senior management positions at Westpac, Commonwealth Bank and HSBC Bank Australia. In his time at HSBC Craig helped develop their online trading platform.

Chair of SelfWealth, Ms Christine Christian, said, “We are thrilled to have found someone of the calibre and experience of Craig. He joins the company at an important time, and after a comprehensive search, the Board was united in its view that Craig was the stand-out candidate for the role.

“Craig has broad experience in stockbroking, fintech platforms and, importantly, driving strategic growth. He has a track record of success in this in global markets and across different organisations.”

Craig Keary commented, “SelfWealth is a trusted leading challenger brand with an established, high-quality customer base. With the transformation of the business underway, I believe that my experience in the big banks and AMP Capital, as well as more recently, fintech businesses will enable me to drive the growth aspirations of the company.”

SelfWealth also announced that Paul Cullinan, the company’s Acting Chief Executive Officer, has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer.

Christine Christian commented, “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Paul for taking on the role of Acting CEO. We are delighted that Paul has agreed to continue with SelfWealth in a new and important role.

“With Craig and Paul, SelfWealth will have the leadership, industry experience and ability to accelerate the Company’s transformation program and drive continued growth.

“The Board’s focus has been on recruiting a leadership team to ensure SelfWealth is strategically and commercially positioned to take advantage of the growth opportunities in the market to maximise the Company’s value and deliver growing shareholder returns.”

Selfwealth also announced that Scott Farndell, Chief Financial Officer, has left the business effective 18 October 2023.