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ASB appoints Chief Manager ASB BANK Investments

ASB BANK appoints Chief Manager, ASB BANK Investments

ASB BANK has appointed Phil Skingsley as Chief Manager, ASB BANK Investments. Mr Skingsley’s role will encompass responsibility for ASB BANK’s Investment Advisory Service, the Private Portfolio Service and the supporting Client Services area.

Mr Skingsley is responsible for the ASB BANK’s managed funds including liaising with ASB Group Investments to design products and services.

“We are New Zealand’s fastest growing funds manager with over $1.5 billion under management, and part of my new role is to maintain the current growth we are experiencing throughout ASB BANK’s branch, business and rural networks,” says Mr Skingsley.

“One of our priorities will be a continued focus on providing information tailored to clients savings, investment and retirement needs,” he says.

Having worked for ASB BANK for the past 11 years in senior management roles, Mr Skingsley has considerable experience in the financial services industry. He joined ASB (“ASB BANK” on one line) to assist with the launch of the ASB Easyplan Retirement Savings Scheme, the Bank’s first managed fund, and to set up the Bank’s team of Financial Services Managers.

Previously Mr Skingsley worked for American Express as Director of Sales and Establishment Marketing, for six years.

Mr Skingsley is a member of the FPIA (Financial Planners and Insurance Advisers Association) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management.

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