Fund People as at 7 June 2016

New Appointments

IOOF Appoints Direct Equities Head, Two New Research Managers
Elan Miller was the senior equities analyst at IOOF on the advice research team, but is now the head of direct equities. Miller has been with IOOF since 2015. Two new research managers have been appointed, and one has departed - in-house hire Miriam Herold is now the head of managed funds research, and Alex Harris is now a senior research manager for defensive assets. Tracy Abercromby has resigned and moved to Schroders. 

IFM Appoints Global Head of Investor Relations
IFM Investors has a new global head of investor relations, Brian Clarke, who was previously IFM's executive director of global investor relations for North America. 

CFSGAM: Two New Executives
Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) has appointed two new executives. Tim King is the new head of research for Australian equities core, moving across from Regnan. James Crawford is the new global head of investment solutions, moving across from Wellington Management.  

Suncorp Appoints CIO
Sarah Hartland is Suncorp's new chief information officer, having moved across from Medibank Private as the executive general manager of technology and operations. 

BTIM Appoints Head of Group Finance
Vicki Gemisis is moving to BT Investment Management after 11 years at Challenger as head of business management, boutique partnerships. 


REST Industry Super GM of Investments Resigns
Ronan Walsh has resigned from his role as general manager of investments at REST Industry Super, after just six months. 

BOQ Director Resigns
Neil Berkett is standing down from his role as a non-executive director at Bank of Queensland. Berkett remains a non-executive director at Sage.  

Platypus Asset Management CIO Resigns
Co-founder and chief investment officer Donald Williams is resigning from his positions at the company, but remains at the business in an advisory capacity. Nick Wright will move into the chairman's role, and Rohan Meed into deputy chair. Chief operating officer Gary Adamson will move into the chief executive role, with Prasad Patkar and Peter Brooke moving into the role as head of quantitative investments together. 

ANZ Appoints CFO
Michelle Jablko is the new chief financial officer (CFO) at ANZ as of 18 July, moving across from Greenhill & Co in a managing director and co-head for Australia role.