Macquarie appoints Ben Brazil as Co-Head of Corporate and Asset Finance Group

01 February 2012

Sydney – Macquarie Group Limited (Macquarie) today announced the appointment of Ben Brazil as Co-Head of the Corporate and Asset Finance (CAF) Group, Macquarie’s lending and leasing businesses. He joins current CAF Head Garry Farrell, who has led the businesses since 2000.

In his new role, Ben will continue to focus on CAF’s lending business with Garry primarily responsible for CAF’s leasing business. Garry will continue to represent CAF on Macquarie’s Executive Committee.

Ben originally joined Macquarie in 1994 and has more than 17 years experience operating across a range of business lines and geographies.  He rejoined Macquarie in London in early 2009, responsible for the further development of CAF’s Lending division.

Macquarie Group Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Moore said, “Ben has led the growth in CAF’s lending business.  This appointment recognises his proven ability to develop a global business in uncertain economic conditions.”

For further information, please contact:
Lisa Jamieson
Corporate Communications, Australia
Macquarie Group Limited
Direct line: +61 2 8232 6016; Mobile: +852 6468 2175

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Macquarie Group is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services.

Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world.

Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs more than 15,000 people in over 28 countries. At 30 September 2011, Macquarie had assets under management of $A327 billion.