The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has announced several appointments to its executive team. These are effective from 1 July 2015.
Liam Mason becomes director of regulation. The role includes responsibilities formerly under the director of compliance role, which was dis-established after Elaine Campbell's departure in May 2015.
Garth Stanish becomes director of markets oversight. This is a new role on the FMA executive team. The markets oversight group includes oversight of NZX, crowd-funding/P2P lending platforms and frontline supervisors.
John Botica becomes chief operating officer, responsible for corporate functions including finance, technology, enterprise project management, and business planning.
Diana Christensen has been appointed director of people and capability.
All roles report directly to the FMA chief executive, Rob Everett. Other executive team members - Belinda Moffat, Simone Robbers, and Owen Gill - remain in their roles without change.