PITCHER PARTNERS SYDNEY 17 DEC 2021:
Pitcher Partners Sydney Wealth Management (PPSWM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Rutherford as their Non-Executive Independent Chairperson of the Wealth Management Board.
Andrew joins PPSWM having previously held numerous high-profile roles including, COO and CFO of Goldman Sachs JBWere, Managing Director of JBWere and co-founder of Koda Capital.
Andrew has been appointed as PPSWM continues to see significant growth and is well positioned to meet the growing need for trusted advisers to cater to high-net worth, ultra-high-net worth individuals, and their families.
As a specialist investment advisory firm, PPSWM, led by Charlie Viola, has grown to manage $2.85B funds under administration and continues to support the advancement of their adviser’s career paths.
Upon his appointment, Andrew said joining the Pitcher Partners Sydney Wealth Management Board was a good opportunity to be part of a high performing team on a steep growth trajectory and one with a very strong compliance culture.
“Pitcher Partners is an award-winning firm, consistently appearing in the top 10 of the AFR’s accounting firms list and Barron’s and The Australian’s top 100 financial advisors list, and I’m looking forward to assisting the business on its journey”, said Andrew.
“Pitcher Partners have successfully created an individual identity across the wealth industry and as the team accelerates their growth, the need for evolution across corporate governance and funds under administration will be pivotal to the on-going success of the business.”
Managing Director of Pitcher Partners Sydney Wealth Management Charlie Viola said as the firm grows, and the wealth management business expands, appointing an independent chairperson was the next step for the maturing wealth business.
“We welcome Andrew to the next part of the firm’s journey, as we strengthen the businesses’ ability to capitalise on the next generation of wealth management opportunities,” Mr Viola said.
“Pitcher Partners Sydney Wealth Management is excited to have Andrew’s deep industry knowledge and direct experience with building large-scalable wealth management businesses join the growing team.”
Andrew’s position is effective immediately.