Channel Capital hires distribution director from Aberdeen

Luke Mandekic
Channel Capital Pty Ltd - Distribution Director - Retail, Intermediaries and Family Office
Aberdeen Asset Management
Date: November 2017
Position: Regional Sales Manager
Channel Capital Pty Ltd
Date: November 2017
Position: Distribution Director - Retail, Intermediaries and Family Office

Channel Capital, a privately owned multi-affiliate house of boutique funds management business, has announced the appointment of Luke Mandekic as distribution director - retail, intermediaries and family office, effective November 2017.

Mandekic runs Channel Capital's new Melbourne Office and is responsible for the distribution efforts covering the retail, intermediary and family office space in Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.

He has more than 12 years' experience in the financial services industry across distribution, investment research and product development. Most recently, he spent two years as a regional sales manager for Aberdeen Asset Management servicing wholesale clients and intermediaries across Victoria and Tasmania.

Prior to Aberdeen, he was model portfolio manager at AMP where he was responsible for the construction, management and delivery of a suite of managed fund model portfolios to AMP's network of financial advisers.

Commenting on his new role with Channel Capital, Andrew King, head of distribution, said: "Luke's extensive technical knowledge and experience is well suited to strategically engage our clients across the Southern Regions. We are delighted to have Luke leading the businesses continued growth in this key part of the Australian investor landscape whilst assisting investors with their ongoing portfolio solutions in an ever changing market environment."