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Funds SA chief investment officer exits

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
Funds SA is on the hunt for a new chief investment officer. The $43 billion asset manager confirmed Richard Friend is departing after almost eight years in the role. Friend joined Funds SA in December 2016 to lead the investment team, coming across ...

Active Super, Vision Super finally sign transfer deed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2024
Almost two years on from confirming merger talks, the two super funds have set a date for the successor fund transfer. Active Super will merge into Vision Super on 1 March 2025, following the signing of a successor fund transfer deed. It was initially ...

Jo Townsend named chief executive of NZ Super

ELIZABETH FRY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
... of NZ Superannuation have appointed Jo Townsend as head of the NZ$70 billion NZ Super. Townsend - chief executive of Funds SA for eight years - left the $42 billion institutional investor of public sector funds in mid-2023. She replaces Whineray who ...

Funds SA recruits from LGT

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
Funds SA recently welcomed a new head of technology, hiring from LGT Wealth Management. Simon Boyley has joined in the role, returning home from London where he spent seven years with LGT Wealth Management's IT team, most recently as head of technology. ...

Funds SA asset allocation head to depart

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Funds SA, the $42 billion public sector investment manager, has confirmed its asset allocation lead will leave the fund next month and take a short career break. Brendan Hallett said he wants to return to the east coast and and look for opportunities ...

Funds SA hires ESG expert

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024
Funds SA has appointed a new investment professional to sit within the responsible investment team. The investment arm of the South Australian government has welcomed Kana Thorpe to the newly created role of assistant portfolio manager for responsible ...

Multi-asset funds see $1bn exodus

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2023
Multi-asset funds recorded their fourth consecutive quarter of outflows, losing nearly $1 billion in the last 12 months, new data from Calastone finds. The year to September 2023 saw multi-asset funds suffer $974 million in outflows, the longest run ...

FEAL appoints NGS Super chief to board

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 29 SEP 2023
... Townsend effective September 30, who is stepping down from the position consistent with her retirement as chief executive of Funds SA. NGS Super appointed Previtera as its chief executive in June 2023 after she acted in the role for almost an entire ...

Funds SA selects new chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2023
Seven months on from announcing Jo Townsend's intention to step down from the top job, Funds SA has appointed her successor. After eight years in the role, Townsend resigned in February and committed to staying on board until a replacement was recruited. ...

King's birthday honours for industry executives

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUN 2023
... O'Loghlin was bestowed an award for her significant service to the finance sector, to women, and to the community. Funds SA director Jane Jeffreys, who has been with the organisation since December 2015, was recognised for her service to the South ...
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