Industry fund chief executive departs

The long-standing chief executive of an $8.8 billion industry fund has resigned.

NGS Super announced Anthony Rodwell-Ball tendered his resignation at the end of 2017, and his time with the fund will finish on 31 March 2018. He will be replaced by general manager, operations Laura Wright until a permanent successor is confirmed.

Appointed in June 2008, Rodwell-Ball has led NGS Super for about a decade, making him the fund's longest serving chief executive to date.

Rodwell-Ball said he intends to pursue part-time executive opportunities as a transition in to retirement.

Over the course of his leadership NGS Super has grown to about 100,000 members represents about $9 billion in funds under management.

In announcing Rodwell-Ball's decision to leave, the NGS Super board wished him the best in future endeavours.

"We sincerely thank Anthony for his unwavering commitment to the fund and its members in propelling the fund forward during some significant periods of transformation in the industry," the board said.

"Anthony takes with him the respect of the board and his fellow staff for delivering a strategy and vision that will leave the fund in a solid position for the future."

Rodwell-Ball said: "It has been my great privilege to have served at the helm of this exceptional fund which has consistently delivered healthy returns for its members and is poised for further growth."

"I'm really proud of what the fund and its dedicated staff have accomplished and I feel confident that this is an appropriate time for me to pass the torch on and welcome new leadership to continue the fund's success."

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