Mercer appoints independent director

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Mercer has appointed a new independent non-executive director to its board.

Sue O’Connor has been appointed by Mercer as an independent non-executive director.

Mercer managing director and pacific market leader Ben Walsh said: “Sue not only brings a high level of commercial acumen, strategic thinking and leadership to the [Mercer Superannuation Australia Board], she is a leading advocate for digital transformation, social media and innovation, which is so critical to success in today’s business environment, particularly superannuation.


“Mercer is investing significantly to enhance the customer experience capability of our super fund clients to help them thrive in this environment, and Sue’s leadership will help strengthen our performance in this area.”

In her role, Ms O’Connor will contribute to the development of strategy, monitor executive activity, ensure the robustness of financial controls and risk management systems and oversee compliance matters, a Mercer-issued statement said.

Ms O'Connor has held executive and directorial positions in a number of industries including telecommunications, IT and financial services. She is currently the chairman of Yarra Valley Water.


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