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Richard Young

Managing Director, Group Chief Operating Officer

Richard coordinates and drives Jarden’s group strategy, with responsibility for finance and operations.

He joined Jarden in 1994 and has over 25 years’ experience in banking and securities, in New Zealand and overseas. He has played a significant role in the expansion of Jarden’s strategic direction, co-governing the acquisitions of online sharebroking platform ANZ Securities and a 50% stake in Pearlfisher Capital; and implementing the acquisition of wealth management practice Murray & Co.

In 2019, Richard realised a long standing ambition when he crossed the finish line in the London marathon, the final race in his bid to complete the six World Major Marathons including New York City, Berlin, Boston, Chicago and Tokyo.

Richard is a member of both the Executive Management Committee and the Investment Risk Committee. He is also a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.