Bruce Watson

Unintentional

How will digital technology transform super in 2016?

Investment Magazine asked leading figures for their thoughts on how digitisation of information for members, providers and super funds will change the business of running superannuation funds in 2016. Damian Moloney, chief executive, Frontier Advisors spoke of the trend to what he calls “retailisation”, where members have a better digital interface with their fund and […]
Investment Strategy

CEO of Mine Wealth + Wellbeing resigns

Bruce Watson, chief executive of Mine Wealth + Wellbeing (formerly AUSCOAL Super), will leave the super fund over the coming months after 23 years of service to Australia’s mining community. Watson is the sixth superannuation and investment chief executive to resign since July – the other resignations were from Victorian Funds Management Company, TCorp, QSuper, […]
Governance

Super Salary Survey: How do they line up?

Two philosophies dominate superannuation remuneration – those who believe top dollar and bonuses attract the best, and those who believe this is the antithesis of the profit-to-members ethos John Pearce, chief investment officer of UniSuper, was the highest paid employee in industry superannuation in 2014.  In a not-for-profit sector where there is widespread unease at high […]
FEAL Annual Conference

Deadline looms for fund executive of the year award

What did former winners of the fund executive of the year and the FEAL Masters Program Scholarship spend their prize winning education grants on? Kate Hage talks to Bruce Watson and Michelle Di Fabio. A $20,000 investment in your future: it’s a grant that’s led to top superannuation executives seeing the Dalai Lama and fund […]
CIO profiles

David Bell to become AUSCOAL CIO

The independent investment consultant David Bell is to become the first chief investment officer of AUSCOAL Super. One of his key tasks will be to fine tune the $7.9 billion fund’s lifecycle strategy and to create a pension product for members, whose average age is 42 – though many retire at 55. Based in Sydney, […]
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