Mr Logan will be responsible for the ANZ Financial Planning business which has more than $12.8 billion funds under management, and more than 700 staff dedicated to providing customers with simple, convenient and responsible financial planning services.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr Cohen said: “Alan has excellent leadership experience in financial planning, having worked in retail, wholesale and corporate environments across selfemployed and bank planning networks.
“ANZ Financial Planning has been growing strongly and we have increased our planner numbers by more than 30% over the past two years.
“Alan will be responsible for continuing to accelerate the growth of our Financial Planning business as we continue to provide more convenient financial planning solutions for customers across Australia,” Mr Cohen said.
Mr Logan has worked for MLC for the past seven years. His most recent role at MLC was General Manager – National Practice Management and Apogee Financial Planning. Prior to joining MLC, Mr Logan previously held senior roles at BT, Sealcorp Holdings Ltd and National Mutual (now AXA), after starting his career at Capita Finance Group. He replaces former General Manager, Financial Planning, Mike Goodall who left ANZ in September.
Mr Logan will start in the role on 7 January 2008.