AUSTRALIAN Unity has appointed Brad Watson to the new role of head of equity origination – property, who will be responsible for the development and execution of product and sales strategies across for insurance giant’s $3.2 billion property business.
Watson has more than 16 years’ of real estate experience, mostly recently as head of distribution for Centuria Capital Group’s unlisted property funds division for four years, during which the distribution team raised more than $500 million of equity.
He has also held funds management roles at Macquarie Group, Citigroup and AXA, and business development roles at 360 Capital Property Group and SCA Property Group.
In the newly created position, Watson will report to the company’s executive general manager – property, Mark Pratt.
Australian Property Journal