Move

CEO of boutique equities investor retires, replacement sought

Executive Position

Steve+schubert

Steve Schubert has retired from the $14 billion Melbourne-based equities firm Cooper Investors.

Schubert first joined Cooper in 2015 as COO, and took on the CEO role in early 2018.

Prior to joining the organisation, Schubert was a partner at Mercer, looking after strategic client partnerships. Schubert was also the managing director of superannuation at Russel Investments.

Cooper was recently appointed to the NULIS board, which oversees NAB's $75 billion FUM superannuation funds. He will is chair of the MasterKey and Plum investments committees.

In a statement to Financial Standard, a spokesperson said that they were undertaking a search for a replacement.

Cooper was started in 2001 by Peter Cooper when he left Merrill Lynch Investment Managers where he was head of Australian equities. They currently run 10 funds, two of which are for retail investors.

Reporting from Kanika Sood at Financial Standard contributed to this story.

Departure

December 2019

Chief Executive Officer

Cooper Investors

Appointment

January 2020

Non-Executive Director

National Australia Bank

Listed

January 2020

Chief Executive Officer

Cooper Investors

News reports on this move

14/01/2020
Financial Standard
14/01/2020
Financial Standard