The Financial Services Council has appointed AMP’s group executive for advice and New Zealand to its board of directors and to the role of co-chair of its Advice Board Committee.
Jack Regan has spent more than 35 years in financial services in executive, distribution, marketing and operational roles at companies including St. George Bank, IOOF and GIO before joining AMP’s Hillross Advice.
He was made responsible for AMP’s advice and direct businesses in Australia as well as the company’s New Zealand operations in January 2017.
Commenting on his FSC appointment, which commenced on 24 February, Mr Regan said: “It’s a privilege to be appointed to the board of the FSC, which plays a critical role in supporting the growth and success of the financial services industry.
“Through its work with the regulators and key stakeholders in the industry, the FSC is helping to drive positive outcomes for its members and their customers, and I look forward to contributing to these endeavours.”
Mr Regan was managing director of AMP in New Zealand for 10 years, and has been with AMP for more than 18 years. He is currently a director of AMP Advice Holdings and a board member of ipac securities and ipac Group Services.
Formerly, Mr Regan had been the responsible officer for ASIC and APRA licensed entities, as well as New Zealand’s Reserve Bank and Financial Markets Authority.
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