Zenith Investment Partners has appointed Matt Warren to the newly created role of group head of product. Mr Warren will be based in Sydney and report to managing director Jason Huddy.

Mr Warren joins Zenith from Colonial First State, where he worked for five years – most recently as the product director of managed accounts. Prior to this, he spent five years with ANZ, finishing as a senior product development manager. He also worked at Macquarie Group for six years in product management, superannuation and adviser servicing roles.

Mr Huddy highlighted the wide range of financial services experience Mr Warren brings to the new role at Zenith, including managed accounts, online broking, and investment and superannuation platforms.

“Our product and service offering to clients has expanded significantly over recent years. Matt is a highly experienced executive with a proven track record in managing diverse product offerings and ensuring that they remain relevant to clients. He has demonstrated success in end-to-end product management and development, including engagement with end users in developing funds management products, super and investment platform services and digital products.

“This experience will serve him well in his role to align Zenith’s local product strategy with the global product roadmap of our parent company, FE fundinfo, making sure that we continually deliver the best of our group solutions to clients,” Mr Huddy says.

Mr Warren holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Sydney.