AMP Capital announces retirement of Louise Joslin

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AMP Capital has announced the retirement of its longest serving fund manager, Louise Joslin. Ms Joslin, Fund Manager of the AMP Capital Diversified Property Fund (ADPF), will retire mid-2015 after a 34-year career in the property industry including 20 years at AMP Capital. An internal and external recruitment process has commenced and once a replacement […]

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AMP Chief Information Officer Lee Barnett to retire

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AMP Limited yesterday announced that Ms Lee Barnett will retire as Chief Information Officer after 18 years of service, including 12 years in her existing role. Ms Barnett will be replaced by Craig Ryman, AMP’s current IT Director Product & Advice. AMP Chief Executive Officer Craig Meller acknowledged Lee’s substantial contribution to the company since joining […]

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Aussies’ top financial concerns revealed

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The 14th annual Financial Planning Week (FP Week) wrapped up this week, and has revealed that Australians are most concerned about retirement, home loans, superannuation and the best way to invest their hard earned savings. The results of the campaign, run by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), have also shown that Australians aged between […]

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Milliman helps clients meet investment challenges of retirees

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The Risk Tolerance Paradox, and what you can do about it With a growing trend both globally and in Australia around low volatility, managed volatility, and portfolio risk management strategies, it is imperative that advisors and research consultants explore each strategy to uncover how different risks are being addressed. Identifying those techniques that are robust […]

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Zentih expands portfolio solutions with six implementable retirement models

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Zenith Associate Director and Manager of Zenith’s Retirement Portfolio Solutions, Ben Davis has announced the release of a range of six investment solutions designed to maximise income and age pension entitlements, protect capital and reduce investment risk to meet the lifelong income needs of retirees. Davis confirmed that Retirement Portfolios had been developed in response […]

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NAB announces retirement of Cameron Clyne

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The Chairman of National Australia Bank Limited, Michael Chaney, announced yesterday that Cameron Clyne had advised the Board that he will retire as Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Bank in August this year. The Board has appointed Andrew Thorburn as Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, effective 1 August 2014, […]

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AMP Chairman Peter Mason to retire after a decade of service Simon McKeon to become Chairman

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AMP Limited yesterday announced that Mr Peter Mason AM will retire from the AMP Limited Board, after eight years as Chairman and more than 10 years as a Director, at the upcoming AGM in accordance with AMP’s board tenure guidelines. AMP also announced that Mr Simon McKeon AO will become the Chairman of the AMP […]

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Retirement – it’s not just about the money

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Many Australians may have unrealistic expectations of retirement, according to financial adviser and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA)’s 2012 Female Excellence in Advice Award winner, Christine Hornery. “The word retirement may conjure up a picture of relaxed lifestyle, being able to do all the things people never had the time to do while working […]

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Retirement back on the agenda for trustees

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Retirement is back on the agenda for many Australians over the age of 55 according to Australia’s leading SMSF adviser, Crowe Horwath. Susie Salmon, Head of Superannuation & SMSF for Crowe Horwath said we are having more discussions with clients about retirement strategies than since the global financial crisis (GFC). Clients aged over 55 are again […]

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Green property pioneer retires after 30-year career

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Leader in sustainable property passes baton to fellow team member Local Government Super (LGS) today announced the retirement of its Property Portfolio Manager, Brian Churchill. Mr Churchill will enjoy the last day of his 30-year career in property investment and management today. Mr Churchill joined LGS in 2001. He was specifically charged with making the […]

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