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MaxCap appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Nov 2, 2015
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MaxCap Group continues to attract top senior talent. 

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, Nov 2, -MaxCap Group announced Mark Heaven has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO Heaven will have responsibility for the Group’s corporate and investment operating platform, corporate governance and the corporate financial management function. He will report directly to Managing Director, Wayne Lasky.

Heaven, 48, is a 25-year industry veteran with extensive industry experience in the financial services and funds management industries in Australia and the UK, including 6 years at KPMG. Over the last 19 years he has held executive roles working in retail and wholesale funds management businesses including Aviva, Colonial, MM&E Capital, Perennial Investment Partners and EMR Capital.

With this appointment Heaven will join the company’s executive management team, complementing the collective expertise of existing personnel.

“Over more than two decades, Mark has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and commercial accomplishments,” said Wayne Lasky, Managing Director. “He has proven to be a successful and trusted leader and his appointment is an exemplar of MaxCap’s continued ability to attract the highest quality professionals to lead our business.”

The Board unanimously agrees that Mark Heaven’s experience coupled with his strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results make him the right person to help execute MaxCap’s strategic priorities and drive sustainable growth,” commented Vincent Rusciano, Chairman.

“I am excited and honoured to take on this role and look forward to partnering with Wayne and our talented senior leadership team to deliver on our vision, and help to accelerate the strategic actions we’ve outlined. We have a market leading capability in real estate debt and investment and I look forward to working with our team to deliver lasting value for institutional and private investors alike” said Heaven.

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