Synchron Appoints Queensland State Manager


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

Synchron Director, Don Trapnell says in a statement that Donohue 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.”

Ben Donohue.

Synchron says Donohue’s career in financial services began with ING. He then spent more than 12 years in business development roles with Asteron Life before joining Challenger. He has experience in retail life insurance, retirement income and aged care.

Donohue says he looks forward to working with the company’s Queensland advice firms, adding that 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.”