Australian and Global ESG Update as at 23 April 2019

  • CSIRO invites public discussion on AI ethics

  • Australians top ‘most responsible asset allocator’ list

  • NZ Super divests weapons

  • State Street calls for Australian board annual elections for all directors

  • Norway restricts coal investments while opening up renewables

  • $1bn green infrastructure investment boost in Southeast Asia

  • Exxon shareholders not allowed to vote on climate resolution

  • Socially responsible investments hit US$30 trillion

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Fund People as at 23 April 2019

  • Rice Warner welcomes new CEO, says goodbye to founder

  • GROW Super appoints head of strategy

  • State Street appoints new international business CEO

  • Hostplus hires group insurance head

  • Rest appoints innovation and transformation head

  • AvSuper appoints new directors

  • Macquarie IM appoints COO Asia-Pacific

  • SMSF Association loses founder and CEO

  • TelstraSuper chair departing

  • Tribeca loses portfolio manager

  • UniSuper executive reshuffle with new senior appointments and departures

  • FASEA appoints two new directors

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Fund People as at 16 January 2019

  • Macquarie appoints new digital infrastructure MD

  • State Street appoints new Asia Pacific head

  • BT gains director of private wealth division

  • Blue Sky welcomes new CFO, seeks two new execs

  • Willis Towers Watson loses veteran

  • LGIAsuper deputy CEO retired

  • BlackRock to make 500 staff redundant, iShares/index investments head promoted

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Fund People as at 14 November 2017

  • COBA names new chief executive
  • Silicon Valley consultant hired by ANZ
  • Equip Super appoints new head
  • NAB begins recruiting after announcing job cuts
  • Perennial appoints two heads
  • Legg Mason appoints new head
  • Telstra Super appoints new executive
  • ASIC announces initial Financial Services and Credit Panel members
  • Global chief of State Street to retire
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Fund People as at 17 January 2017

  • Suncorp appoints new CEO of strategic innovation
  • ING Direct hires Australian head of retail banking
  • NAB appoints head of retirement
  • Aon promotions
  • State Street executive shuffle
  • First State Super appoints new CIO
  • Perpetual appoints a new investment specialist
  • Suncorp exec leaves after 17 years
  • Mercer restructure results in retrenchments
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Fund People as at 11 October 2016

  • StatePlus appoints new CEO
  • CFSGAM appoints investment team members
  • REST appoints GM investments
  • IOOF chair retires, new non-executive director appointed
  • LGIAsuper chair resigns
  • State Street head of Australia and New Zealand departs
  • Morgan Stanley CEO resigns, successor named
  • AFA annual awards
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