Fund People as at 21 June 2016

New Appointments

CFSGAM Appoints Senior Portfolio Manager
Jacqueline Fernley is Colonial First State Global Asset Management's newest portfolio manager, moving across from Areté Investment Partners. At CFSGAM, Fernley will manage the Australian Equities Core Portfolio. 

ANZ Appoints CCO
Mark Evans is moving on to managing director of transaction banking at ANZ, with Michael Liarakos, the group general manager of internal audit, stepping into the chief compliance officer role to take over from Evans. Sandra Burns is acting group general manager internal audit until a replacement is found. 

Energy Super Appoints Three New Managers
After a restructure, three new general manager roles have been opened up. The new appointments are thus:

  1. Michael Abbott - general manager of strategy
  2. Phil McCarthy - general manager of member engagement and development
  3. David Beal - general manager of digital transformation and analytics

AMP Capital Appoints NZ Fixed Income Co-head, Head of Industrial
Vicky Hyde-Smith is the new co-head of New Zealand fixed income at AMP Capital, working together with Grant Hassell. Hassell is also the managing director of AMP Capital New Zealand. Hyde-Smith has been part of the AMP Capital investment team since 2001. Andrew Quade is the new head of industrial, asset management, a transfer from AMP Capital's development team. 

CBA Appoints Director
Mary Padbury is the Commonwealth Bank's newest non-executive director. Padbury is an intellectual property lawyer, and a current partner and vice chair of law firm Ashurst, among many other board roles. 

Equity Trustees Appoints New Senior Manager
Alan O'Brien is the new senior manager of relationships and oversight at Equity Trustees. O'Brien is returning to Equity Trustees after a decade or so at other firms. 

LUCRF Super Appoints New Employer Representative Director
Phil Caris is a new employer representative on the board of directors at LUCRF Super. 


Suncorp CEO Resigns
Banking and wealth chief executive, John Nesbitt, has announced he will be retiring later in 2016, after six years. A search is currently underway for a replacement.

PIMCO Restructure Results in Retrenchment
PIMCO has announced jobs will be lost as part of a global restructure, with a loss of 68 people.