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SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards - 2 weeks to go

Thursday 28th September 2017

FOTY

Three hundred seats have already been reserved at the Grand Hyatt Ballroom in Melbourne for the SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards Dinner. It is the 15th year that SuperRatings, and more recently Lonsec, have acknowledged and awarded those funds at the top of their game. With the nominations for the awards recently announced, and with just 2 weeks to go before the black tie event, we list the funds in the running for this years awards and take a closer look at the individuals nominated for the BTIM retirement innovation award.

This year's nominees are......

FOTY Nominees

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The prestigious SuperRatings Fund of the Year Award will be announced on the night.

Lonsec will also be handing out awards in five categories with BT Investment Management presenting the Retirement Innovation Award, which recognises individuals working within the retirement sector who have done the most to enhance the experience of Australians in their retirement years.

According to SuperRatings, the Retirement Innovation Award does not focus solely on financial impact—it can be awarded to those working hard to improve financial literacy, enhance member engagement, or establish a new technology that improves the value of superannuation for members.

"This award is not simply about acknowledging familiar ‘industry icons’, but rather recognising the achievements of individuals in creating value for retirees and contributing to the success of Australia’s superannuation system."

The nominees for the Retirement Innovation Award are...

Brnic Van Wyck Brnic Van Wyk
Head of Assets/Liability Management, QSuper
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Sam Harris Sam Harris
General Manager, Insights & Customer Experience, HESTA
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David Bell David Bell
Chief Investment Officer, Mine Wealth + Wellbeing
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William Graus William Graus
General Manager, Investments, Energy Super
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This year, SuperRatings and Lonsec have introduced a Career Fund of the Year Award. This recognises the fund with the offering that is best tailored to its industry sector. Commenting on the new award, Kirby Rappell, GM Research at SuperRatings, said: "We hope that this award will help to highlight funds that are well tailored for their industry sector, to help funds communicate to members about why they should take their fund with them as they change jobs through their working life, which remains a key challenge for the industry."

View the full list of nominees for all categories here

Registrations are still open for the 15th Annual SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards Dinner on October 12 at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne - Visit this page for more details

Industry Moves is a proud media sponsor of this event.

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