UBS names heavy hitter BlackRock COO as Australia, New Zealand head

Mark Battersby
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UBS Asset Management has named former BlackRock chief operating officer Alison Telfer as country head for Australia and New Zealand. Industry veteran Telfer will start her new roles in January 2022, taking over from John Mowat who held the interim position. Telfer was also BlackRock's general counsel and head of public policy for Australasia, and executive sponsor for BlackRock Women's Initiative Australasia and at the firm's Philanthropic Committee as well as seats on BlackRock's Asia Pacific Stewardship Committee and a number of diversity and mentoring initiatives. Prior to joini...

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