In his role as CEO, Hauser will guide the strategic direction and operations of the Wellington-Altus Group of companies, as well as continue to lead its growth strategy through high-potential recruitment.
“Our firm’s growth is skyrocketing, and as CEO it is my top priority to continue driving that strategic trajectory,” Hauser said in a statement.
With 30 years of experience in the Canadian wealth management and financial services industry, Chilcott’s career includes his tenure as President of Sun Life Global Investments; He left in 2020 and joined Wellington-Altus in 2020 to manage its strategy and enable teams to help provide best-in-class funding advice to advisors. His previous leadership roles have included leading Scotiabank’s Global Asset Management business in Canada, Mexico and Asia and serving as President and CEO of Dynamic Funds.
In addition to overseeing Wellington-Altus Private Wealth and Wellington-Altus Insurance as Chairman, Chilcott will continue in his role as Executive Vice President, Wealth Strategy and Enablement at Wellington-Altus Financial.
“The momentum we have as a firm confirms why I joined Wellington-Altus just a year ago,” Chilcott says. “I look forward to continuing to build out our business and our teams as we begin this next phase of our growth together.”