VicSuper has named Andrew Howard as the business’ new chief investment officer, commencing in the role 23 November 2016.
Mr Howard has more than two decades of experience in the investment industry, and has held chief investment officer positions with other firms including Mercer (for the business’ Asia-Pacific investments arm) and Pacific Current Group (formerly known as Treasury Group).
“I am really excited to be joining such a highly regarded fund and look forward to working closely with the Executive and the Board in continuing to deliver positive outcomes for members,” Mr Howard said.
VicSuper chief executive Michael Dundon said the appointment would assist the company with its growth strategy.
“Andrew brings a unique set of skills allowing us to continue to grow the portfolio and develop investment strategies to enhance the Fund’s retirement income solutions,” Mr Dundon said.
Mr Howard replaces previous chief investment officer Oscar Fabian, who served in the role until August this year.
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