Fund People as at 27 April 2016

New Appointments

NAB AM Appoints Head of Global Institutional Distribution, Senior Economist
NAB Asset Management has appointed Ross Kent as head of global institutional distribution, with Kent moving across from regional director of Australia and New Zealand at Dimensional. Additionally, Bob Cunneen has been appointed as senior economist, moving across from AMP Capital. 

LUCRF Super Appoints Head of Investments
Leigh Gavin is the new head of investments at LUCRF Super, moving across from Frontier Advisors. 

AUI Appoints GM of Investments
Australian Unity Investments (AUI) has Geraldine Barlow as their new general manager of investments. Barlow moves across from the New Mexico State Investment Council as head of real return and real estate.


AMP's Chairman Retires
AMP Limited's Chairman, Simon McKeon, has resigned from the board as of May. John Palmer is to replace McKeon until a new board member can be found, with Palmer delaying his resignation until a new Chair is in place. 

Lazard CEO Resigns
Lazard Asset Management's local chief executive and managing director, Susan Roberts, has resigned after 15 years at the company. Rob Prugue has resumed his role as CEO of LAM Pacific Co. 

SSGA Loses Distribution Head
State Street Global Advisors' head of distribution for New Zealand and Australia, Peter Mitchell, has resigned after a restructure that saw 'a layer of management' removed.