Liberty announces New Zealand CEO appointment

15 Feb 2022 |

Liberty Financial Group (ASX:LFG) announced today that it has appointed Aaron Skilton as Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Financial in New Zealand.

Aaron will have overall responsibility for the operations and performance of Liberty Financial and the Mike Pero Group in New Zealand. Aaron brings extensive experience with decades of financial services expertise, most recently as CEO of New Zealand Home Loans.

Sherman Ma, Executive Director, welcomed the appointment of Aaron as an exciting step in the further evolution and future of Liberty and Mike Pero.

“Aaron’s immense knowledge and deep expertise will be invaluable in continuing to strengthen Liberty in New Zealand, an established, diversified business incorporating the recently merged Mike Pero Real Estate and Mike Pero Mortgages businesses.

“We are focused on providing exceptional outcomes and customer experiences across lending, mortgage broking, real estate, insurance and investments. Aaron has the resources of the broader Liberty Group and a dedicated network of valued business partners to deliver on that commitment,” Mr Ma, said.

“Additionally, we acknowledge the long-standing business relationship between Liberty and New Zealand Home Loans and are hopeful to further build on this valued partnership over time.”

Aaron said he was also very excited to join Liberty and to be a part of an expanding organisation in a period of rapid growth.

“The brands are well known and respected and I look forward to working with my new colleagues to realise the vast potential of these diverse businesses. There are so many opportunities to provide market-leading solutions, with such trusted brands and a national network of professional finance and real estate advisers,” he said.

Aaron will commence as CEO on 11 April 2022.

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