I am very pleased to announce that George Fishlock has been unanimously elected as Chair of the AvSuper Board of Trustees.
George will take over as Chair from Tom Grant in January 2013. In the interest of refreshing the Fund and to explore new ventures in the super industry, Tom is standing down from the Board of the Fund he founded in 1990.
George has worked as an Air Traffic Controller for over 30 years and been a member representative on the Trustee Board for nearly 14 years. A qualified accountant, George has extensive experience relating to member issues both within superannuation and in a work context.
As Chair of the Investment Committee George has extensive practical experience in investment matters and has been involved in the due diligence of investment managers and has an extensive understanding of investment processes and investment issues both nationally and internationally.
George also had the benefit of being Chair of the Audit, Compliance and Risk Management Committee for many years.
On behalf of the Directors and staff, I want to thank Tom again for all his work and commitment over more than 22 years. AvSuper as you see it has been greatly influenced by Tom.
We also want to congratulate George on this new role and are very pleased to put the Fund into his capable leadership.