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Frontier appoints new chair

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUL 2022
... replaced Szondy as chair. Emslie has been a director of Frontier since 2011. She is also chair of Suicide Prevention Australia and Assemble. She is also a non-executive director of Reinsurance Group of America ANZ and State Trustees. Previously, she ...

MLC Life appoints chief risk officer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUL 2022
The life insurer has hired a senior iCare NSW executive to the role. Jane McGovern will take over as MLC Life's chief risk officer on September 19. She replaces acting chief risk officer Edwina Star who had joined from PwC in March following the ...

Australian Retirement Trust, Morrison & Co acquire FiberLight

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUL 2022
Australian Retirement Trust and H.R.L. Morrison & Co are key members of a consortium that will acquire the US fiber infrastructure provider. The consortium, which is led by Morrison & Co, also comprises a managed client of UBS Asset Management. It marks ...

Vanguard appoints head of ESG product

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUL 2022
UniSuper governance and sustainability manager Sybil Dixon is departing the fund after 14 years to join Vanguard. Dixon will join Vanguard in August as head of ESG product, a Vanguard spokesperson confirmed to sister publication FS Sustainability. UniSuper ...

UniSuper revamps investment team

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUL 2022
UniSuper investment chief John Pearce has revamped his investment team following the departure of its longtime head of Australian equities, Simon Hudson. Hudson, an industry stalwart, was hired 12 years ago from QIC when Pearce began to build the industry ...

Top super funds for ESG revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUL 2022
... who are their members," he said. "But as super funds are getting bigger and becoming much stronger economic players in Australia, and around the world for that matter, the way super funds do this and implement their policies has to evolve and become ...

ASIC takes Mercer Financial Advice to court

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUN 2022
... This was apparently the case for more than 2100 customers. Customers impacted included members of GESB and Alcoa of Australia Retirement Plan. ASIC deputy chair Sarah Court said: "These proceedings are another example of a large financial institution ...

ETF Securities appoints business development manager

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUN 2022
... development manager at Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX). He has also worked as a financial adviser across National Australia Bank and Australian Financial Planning Group. Having worked for over a decade as a financial adviser, relationship manager ...

TIP Group appoints senior executives

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUN 2022
... services executive with 17 years of experience, having worked as a financial services and corporate consultant in South Australia, Dubai, and Hong Kong. Over the past seven years, Baragwanath has assisted in establishing and operating superannuation ...

July 1 super changes: Are you ready?

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUN 2022
... thorn in super funds' side will be no longer. According to data released by Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, some 300,000 people will benefit from the change, 63% of which are females. ASFA chief executive Martin Fahy said the employees ...
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