Senior appointment

Desktop Broker has appointed Richard Carr as senior sales executive. He will be responsible for overseeing the company’s new adviser support model across the southern states.

Mr Carr was most recently a business development manager with Xplore Wealth.

Desktop Broker is owned by Bell Direct, an online trading platform for self-directed investors. 

“In the current market, financial advisers continue to explore ways to grow their business and improve efficiencies,” said Arnie Selvarajah, CEO of Bell Direct. 

“In the last year, we have seen the number of financial advisers using the Desktop Broker platform grow exponentially. Many advisers just need a simple online trading platform to transact for clients in a seamless and cost-effective manner, and Desktop Broker offers this.”