Equip CEO announces departure

Equip CEO announces departure

The chief executive of industry fund Equipsuper has announced she will depart the fund in June.

Danielle Press is set to depart Equipsuper at the end of June 2016, taking up the role of chief executive at the Myer Family Company.

Equipsuper chair Andrew Fairley said: “Danielle has been a strategic leader who has put member outcomes at the core of our fund’s innovative approach.

“Over the last six years, the fund has benefited from her extensive experience in product development, risk management, distribution and investments, along with pursuing a clear vision and an unwavering focus on the best interests of members,” he said.

Mr Fairley noted that Ms Press will leave the fund with a “strong leadership team in place”.

Commenting on her departure, Ms Press said: “I’d like to thank the board and my leadership team for the opportunities and support provided to me during my stewardship of Equip.”

Equipsuper will begin looking for a new chief executive immediately. 

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