Andrew Boal, chief executive of Rice Warner and Colonial First State general manager, product Kelly Power have joined the board of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA).
Mr Boal has returned as a director to the board, already being a fellow of ASFA and the 2019 conference committee chair.
He and Ms Power are taking the seats of outgoing directors Linda Elkins, national sector leader of asset and wealth management at KPMG and John McMurtrie, executive and managing director of Link Group.
Meanwhile four directors have been re-elected to the board: service provider representative Jo-Anne Bloch, head of industry and public sector superannuation at Mercer, public fund representatives Peter Carrigy-Ryan, chief executive of Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation and First State Super chief Deanne Stewart, as well as retail fund representative Melinda Howes, general manager of superannuation, BT Financial Group.
Newcomer Ms Power, who will also be a retail fund representative, has a background in superannuation investment products and platforms, having held senior roles with companies such as MLC and BT Financial Group.
ASFA chair Dr Michael Easson commented: “I’m pleased Kelly and Andrew are joining the ASFA board and I look forward to them working with ASFA towards its mission to improve the superannuation system for all Australians so they can enjoy a comfortable retirement.”
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