Mid-Year Moves Snapshot and Analysis

Thursday 5th July 2018

2018 Mid-Year Moves Snapshot

Industry Moves reported on 408 appointments for the first half of this year made by 198 organisations. 44% of the 68 board appointments were awarded to women, but once again our statistics show disappointing results for those who are looking for an improvement in the gender balance of executive appointments in the finance industry.

Below we give a snapshot of statistics for the first six months of the year, and also highlight the move, Q&As and insight piece that most grabbed your attention.

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Snapshot January - June 2018

408............Reported appointments
198………..Organisations with appointments
87……….....Organisations awarded appointments to women
340………..Executive appointments
24%............Awarded to females
68……….....Board appointments
45%............Awarded to females

Mid-Year Move Snapshot 2018

Most viewed pages for the first half of 2018

Most viewed Move

Kate Farrar LGIAsuper appoints new CEO

Kate Farrar's appointment to the role of CEO of LGIAsuper was the most read move of the last six months with nearly 1,830 views. The former McKinsey & Company executive joined the $11 billion fund in April 2018 taking over from David Todd who had held the dual role of CEO/CIO since 2006.
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Most viewed Q&A

Sophie Dodson Emerging Leaders: Q&A with Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Sophie Dodson

Sophie Dodson's Q&A, as part of our emerging leading series, was the most read Q&A, with hundreds of readers clicking through to find out more about her handy tips for working the room at industry events.
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Most viewed Insight piece

Women at the top Celebrating with the industry's influential women for International Women's Day

To mark the 104th International Women's Day, we spoke to some of the industry's most influential women - including ANZ's Alexis George, OneVue's Connie McKeage and Madison FG's Annick Donat - and asked them to pay tribute to the women in their lives who have made a difference.
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Farewelling Michael Dwyer

Michael Dwyer An Industry Giant prepares to hand over the reins

First State Super CEO, Michael Dwyer, announced his retirement in May, following 14 years as head of the $90 billion fund. Reflecting on his tenure, Michael shared with Industry Moves some highlights, and named those who have inspired him along the way.
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