RECENT MOVES

SUPER FUNDS

Mine Super hands Vasyl Nair the top job

Vasyl Nair has been appointed chief executive of the $13 billion, 57,000 member fund super fund for the mining sector.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Morrison appoints co-heads and CIO

Morrison & Co has named Peter Coman and Geoff Hutchinson as co-heads of its Australia and New Zealand operations.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

AMP hires CTO from AustralianSuper

AMP has appointed Felicia Trewin to speed up the rollout of digital and data technology across the financial services group.

TRUSTEE SERVICES

Equity Trustees hires from Perpetual

Equity Trustees has appointed Johnny Francis to run business development and custody for the firm's CTS business.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Milford appoints former Bankers Trust CEO to its board

Milford Asset Management has added Gavin Walker to the board as a director.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Fortitude hires sale head from AMP Capital

Steve Mazzarelli has been appointed head of distribution at Fortitude Investment Partners, the private equity firm.

SUPER FUNDS

Leeanne Turner : Spirit Super CEO steps down

Spirit Super chief executive Leeanne Turner will retire having overseen the merger of Tasplan and MTAA Super to create a $26bn fund.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Bell Financial strengthens tech team

Bell Financial Group has appointed Joe Tillig to the newly created role of technology head.

Natasja Liddell
INVESTMENT MANAGERS

GSFM appoints product manager from BT

Multi affiliate fund manager GSFM has hired Natasja Liddell to the newly created position of product manager.

Vijay Srinivasan
INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Boutique fund manager adds distribution role

Maple-Brown Abbott has appointed Vijay Srinivasan to the newly created role of national key account manager to help drive the firm's distribution efforts.

David Allen
INVESTMENT MANAGERS

First Sentier appoints new investment head

First Sentier Investors has announced the appointment of David Allen to the role of global head of investment management.

Lydia Vitalis
SUPER FUNDS

Rest hires from MLC Asset Management

The $65 billion industry superannuation fund has welcomed a head of investment product and communications who has previously held roles with MLC Asset Management and BlackRock.

Ian Silk
CONSULTANT

Former AustralianSuper boss joins KPMG

Former AustralianSuper boss Ian Silk will join KPMG as a special advisor on ESG strategies.

Stuart Grimshaw
INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Raiz taps former BOQ head for board

Raiz Invest has added high-profile banker Stuart Grimshaw to its board as a director and chair of the audit and risk committee.

PRODUCT

abrdn launches Global Risk Mitigation strategy

abrdn's new strategy is designed to mitigate equity risk, reduce portfolio volatility and help manage drawdown risk in a portfolio.

SERVICE

Evergreen commends Ellerston Global Mid Small Cap Fund

Evergreen Ratings has rated the Ellerston Global Mid Small Cap Fund - Class A, as "Commended", citing three-year returns that were "best in class".

PRODUCT

AMG Super launches SMSF-like platform

AMG Super has launched Acclaim Super and Pension, an 'individualised platform' which is designed to deliver members similar flexibility to an SMSF, without the administrative burden.

PRODUCT

BNP Paribas Asset Management Australia launches china trust

BNP Paribas Asset Management Australia (BNPP AMAU) is making its BNP Paribas China Equity Trust, managed out of Hong Kong, available to Australian investors.

PRODUCT

BNP Paribas Asset Management Australia opens two sustainable trusts

BNP Paribas Asset Management Australia (BNPP AMAU) has launched the BNP Paribas Green Bond Trust and the BNP Paribas EARTH Trust to Australian investors.

SERVICE

Lonsec upgrades ECP Growth Companies Fund

Lonsec has upgraded the ECP Growth Companies Fund, a concentrated Australian equities fund, to a "Highly Recommended" rating.