Finance Your Super Funds announce new director appointments

Funds announce new director appointments

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VicSuper, Sunsuper and Russell Investments have announced a series of new trustee appointments to their boards.

VicSuper said it had appointed Merran Kelsall to take up the position of chair of its audit, compliance and risk management committee.

She is also a director of RACV Limited, a member of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board; deputy chair at Melbourne Water Corporation; chair of the risk and audit committee for EPA Victoria; and also independent chair of the audit and risk management committee for the Victorian Public Sector Commission.

Merran Kelsall has joined VicSuper.
Merran Kelsall has joined VicSuper.

“We are thrilled to welcome Merran to the board; she brings with her a wealth of experience, having served on numerous boards in both the private and public sectors.” said VicSuper chair, Bruce Hartnett.

Meanwhile, Sunsuper announced the appointments of Theresa Moltoni and Professor Mark Harvey as directors to replace outgoing Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) appointed directors Rob Hutchinson and Paul Lahiff.

Ms Moltoni brings more than 25 years’ experience in executive management, human resources and industrial relations to the role and is currently serving as president of CCIQ, non-executive director of Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and founder and managing director of industrial relations consultancy firm IRIQ.

Professor Harvey is currently the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation at the University of Southern Queensland, Vice President of the CCIQ and Chair of CCIQ’s investment committee. He is also a board member of the Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation.

Sunsuper chief executive officer Scott Hartley welcomed both directors to the board and said their experience across their respective fields would prove invaluable.

“Ms Moltoni and Professor Harvey’s appointments will complement the diverse and significant pool of talent that already sits on the Sunsuper board,” Mr Hartley said.

“The mix of board members ensures the interests of members are best served at the highest level of the organisation. Each of the directors’ vast experience in their respective fields will prove valuable in the further development and execution of our strategy, including the cultural and digital transformation of our business.”

Elsewhere, Russell Investments said it had appointed Alexis Dodwell and Michael Gordon as directors to its wholly owned subsidiary Total Risk Management (TRM), which operates as trustee for approximately $10 billion in assets.