Kina appoints Deepak Gupta as GM Wealth

​Kina Securities Ltd has appointed Deepak Gupta as Executive General Manager Wealth.

In a statement, Chief Executive Officer Syd Yates said he is delighted to welcome Deepak who brings with him a wealth of experience in the Wealth Management industry to further enhance and strengthen the already experienced Senior Management team.

Gupta has held a variety of senior executive roles in leading financial services institutions including Westpac, AMP and domestic New Zealand institutions.

These roles have spanned all facets of institutional funds management, private equity investment, funds administration, financial planning and corporate trusteeship.

In addition, Deepak has strong governance experience having acted as a non-executive director on the boards of NZX and ASX listed companies, and private businesses in a variety of industries.

He has also been active with industry bodies and has represented New Zealand on international analyst bodies and brings with him substantial experience and a track record of success and innovation across a number of areas including successful development of New Zealand's first institutional private equity fund for retail investors and leading the commercial development and success of New Zealand's largest registry business for its workplace based retirement savings scheme.

Deepak holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University, New Zealand, and an MBA from Massey University, New Zealand. He has a Certificate of Investment Analysis from the University of Otago, New Zealand and is a Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand.

The Company also advises that Chetan Chopra, Chief Financial Officer has been appointed Company Secretary.

Freddy Mou