chief executive officer

Industry View

The future super fund CEO

Let’s for a moment think about what a major super fund might look like in 10 years’ time and what that will mean for a future chief executive. Firstly, a quick reminder of the industry shape in a decade. The received wisdom is that the superannuation fund industry could well end up with a small […]
Investment Strategy

Pennisi to succeed Vilgan at QSuper

Michael Pennisi, QSuper’s long serving chief strategy officer has been appointed as the group’s new chief executive. Pennisi who was the main internal candidate for the role has been confirmed just six weeks after Vilgan announced her resignation. He has spent close to 19 years at QSuper and has been responsible for setting QSuper’s strategic […]
FEAL Annual Conference

Executives’ pride comes before a fall

A preponderance of highly confident and sometimes arrogant individuals in financial services can inhibit the scope for companies to cope with change, according to one of Australia’s foremost leadership advisors. Kamal Sarma, managing director of Rezilium, believes that the unprecedented pace of change in business has created a greater need for leaders and organisations to […]
CIO profiles

Neal likely to hold MD and CIO roles on interim basis

The Future Fund has begun a worldwide search for a new chief investment officer who can fit in with its ‘one team, one portfolio’ approach, after it was confirmed that David Neal would become the fund’s managing director. Neal, who has served as CIO since July 2007, has confirmed he is likely to hold the […]