VicSuper appoints new Chief Investment Officer

VicSuper has today announced the appointment of Andrew Howard as Chief Investment Officer, replacing Oscar Fabian who retired in August this year.

The role is responsible for leading the investment strategy and portfolio management for the Fund which has almost $17B in assets, having doubled in size over the past five years, making it one of the fastest growing super funds in Australia.1

Howard has over 20 years’ experience in the investments industry, having recently served in Chief Investment Officer positions at Pacific Current Group (formerly Treasury Group) and Mercer, Asia Pacific since 2011.

Howard said “I am really excited to be joining such a highly regarded fund and look forward to working closely with the Executive and the Board in continuing to deliver positive outcomes for members.”

VicSuper is in the unique position of having 25% of member balances invested in the pension phase.

According to Michael Dundon, CEO VicSuper, “this appointment allows us to continue to execute on our growth strategy and deliver long term value for our members. Andrew brings a unique set of skills allowing us to continue to grow the portfolio and develop investment strategies to enhance the Fund’s retirement income solutions.”
Howard commences in the new position on Wednesday 23 November.

For further information or to organise an interview, please contact:

VicSuper
Alexis Harrison
Marketing Operations Manager
0428 633 639
03 9667 9762

About VicSuper

VicSuper is a $16 billion strong profit to member superannuation fund with almost 240,000 members, over 20,500 participating employers and over 11,000 pension members. Open to all Australians, membership is strongest in Victoria where the Fund began nearly 20 years ago. The Fund’s strategic plan is designed to grow and build long term resilience to deliver long term value for its members.

1. APRA 2015 CAGR Net Assets FY 2012-2015

The information in this document is of a general nature only and does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider the appropriateness of the information and read the relevant VicSuper Product Disclosure Statement before making a decision on whether to join VicSuper. You may wish to seek professional advice for your own circumstances before you take any action and can contact VicSuper to make an appointment to see one of our superannuation advisers. VicSuper Pty Ltd ABN 69 087 619 412 AFSL 237333 is the Trustee of VicSuper Fund ABN 85 977 964 496

VicSuper has today announced the appointment of Andrew Howard as Chief Investment Officer, replacing Oscar Fabian who retired in August this year.

The role is responsible for leading the investment strategy and portfolio management for the Fund which has almost $17B in assets, having doubled in size over the past five years, making it one of the fastest growing super funds in Australia.1

Howard has over 20 years’ experience in the investments industry, having recently served in Chief Investment Officer positions at Pacific Current Group (formerly Treasury Group) and Mercer, Asia Pacific since 2011.

Howard said “I am really excited to be joining such a highly regarded fund and look forward to working closely with the Executive and the Board in continuing to deliver positive outcomes for members.”

VicSuper is in the unique position of having 25% of member balances invested in the pension phase.

According to Michael Dundon, CEO VicSuper, “this appointment allows us to continue to execute on our growth strategy and deliver long term value for our members. Andrew brings a unique set of skills allowing us to continue to grow the portfolio and develop investment strategies to enhance the Fund’s retirement income solutions.”
Howard commences in the new position on Wednesday 23 November.

For further information or to organise an interview, please contact:

VicSuper
Alexis Harrison
Marketing Operations Manager
0428 633 639
03 9667 9762

About VicSuper

VicSuper is a $16 billion strong profit to member superannuation fund with almost 240,000 members, over 20,500 participating employers and over 11,000 pension members. Open to all Australians, membership is strongest in Victoria where the Fund began nearly 20 years ago. The Fund’s strategic plan is designed to grow and build long term resilience to deliver long term value for its members.

1. APRA 2015 CAGR Net Assets FY 2012-2015

The information in this document is of a general nature only and does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider the appropriateness of the information and read the relevant VicSuper Product Disclosure Statement before making a decision on whether to join VicSuper. You may wish to seek professional advice for your own circumstances before you take any action and can contact VicSuper to make an appointment to see one of our superannuation advisers. VicSuper Pty Ltd ABN 69 087 619 412 AFSL 237333 is the Trustee of VicSuper Fund ABN 85 977 964 496