This includes developing, and advising clients on the use of, innovative trust structures, as well as on compliance and disclosure-related matters.
It will also further enhance the synergy between Financial Markets and Transaction Banking within our Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking business, to ensure we are fully equipped, relevant, and best-placed to service our clients.”
He joins former Challenger colleague, Vito D'Introno, who left as Challenger's head of retail sales late last year to join Yarra as its first chief commercial officer.
Prior to this, he worked for seven years with Eaton Vance Investment Management, including heading its European institutional business, and separately, Australia and New Zealand.
"David has substantial experience leading multiple lines of business and has a strong track record of building highly successful and diverse leadership teams to execute on new strategies," Bryant said.
“Melos knows our business very well and his ongoing leadership will ensure we get through this challenging period as a strong bank, focused on our customers and our communities,”