Senior Hire for Vanguard Australia

Ashley Warmbrand, Vanguard Australia

Ashley Warmbrand, Vanguard Australia

American fund management firm Vanguard has announced a new Head of Legal and Compliance for its Australian unit.

Ashley Warmbrand will commence his new role with the fund manager in October 2016. Warmbrand most recently served as Head of Risk and Audit Governance at National Australia Bank, where he held a range of senior legal and governance roles since joining in 2008.

He has over 15 years' experience in the financial and professional services sectors including roles at Herbert Smith Freehills, Clarendon Lawyers and Centro Properties Group.

He will be replacing Cynthia Lui who moved to London earlier this year to lead the legal and compliance team across Vanguard's International division.

«Ashley will bring a great deal of experience to this critical function of Vanguard Australia's business, and ultimately help us deliver better outcomes for our clients, we look forward to welcoming him to Vanguard in our milestone 20th Anniversary year,» said Colin Kelton Vanguard's Australia Managing Director. 

Once on board Warmbrand will serve as a member of Vanguard's Australian Executive team, and sit on the Vanguard Australia board as Company Secretary.

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