Synchron has appointed Ben Donohue as State Manager for Queensland, effective 6 April 2021.

In announcing the appointment, Synchron Director, Don Trapnell said, “Ben began working in financial services in 2005, and was most recently a Business Development Manager with Challenger Limited in Brisbane. He brings with him an enormous amount of enthusiasm for the industry and a passion for adviser engagement.”

Mr Donohue’s career in financial services began with ING. He then spent over 12 years in business development roles with Asteron Life before joining Challenger. He has experience in retail life insurance, retirement income and aged care, and holds a Bachelor of Business (International Business) from the Queensland University of Technology, as well as an Advanced Diploma Financial Services from Kaplan Australia. 

“I very much look forward to working with Synchron’s Queensland advice firms,” Mr Donohue said. “Domiciled from Cairns to the Gold Coast, Synchron’s Queensland advisers are delivering outstanding client outcomes, ranging from child cover to aged care. I’m very pleased that I will be helping them to further build and develop their practices, and make the most of the many opportunities available in the current environment.”