QSuper CEO Rosemary Vilgan to Retire in October

QSuper CEO Rosemary Vilgan will retire effective October 23, 2015. Vilgan has been with the Brisbane-based superannuation fund for 27 years, 18 years as its CEO. QSuper will begin a formal search for the fund’s next CEO.

QSuper is one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds. QSuper has more than 540,000 members where it invests in excess of A$ 59 billion. The superannuation fund has a total of around A$ 90 billion in accounts.

Under Vilgan’s leadership, she oversaw member accounts go from A$ 13 billion to A$ 90 billion.

“The decision to leave the Group hasn’t been easy, nor is it one that I have made lightly, but I believe now is the time to move on and allow a new CEO to take QSuper to the next stage,” Vilgan said in a press release.

Rosemary Vilgan was ranked #8 out of 100 public fund executives in the 2014 ranking.

A pioneer in the world of super funds, Rosemary Vilgan is the CEO of QSuper, an enormous Australian retirement investor. Vilgan has been a pioneer at QSuper, instituting a number of policies and initiatives to enable the asset owner to meet its end user objectives. For example, QSuper developed 8 unique cohorts (differing levels of investment risk) for its almost 500,000 members – generating curiosity from pension administrators globally. Change-driven, Vilgan and her team are looking into new ways to provide income security for its members. In 2013, Vilgan was named Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year.

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