Sunsuper investment operations chief to join IFM Investors

Executive Move


Global fund manager IFM Investors has announced the appointment of Lounarda David to the newly-created role of chief operations officer, effective April 2018.

David joins IFM Investors from Sunsuper where she has spent four years as the $49 billion fund's chief investment operations officer. Previously, she was a partner at Mercer Investment Consulting and a vice president at State Street.

Commenting on her appointment, IFM Investors' chief executive, Brett Himbury, said: “[We are] delighted to have appointed a financial services executive of Ms. David’s standing having amassed significant experience in a career spanning multiple jurisdictions, for more than 30 years, with an emphasis on placing clients at the centre of operational excellence."

He added: “Her knowledge and depth of experience embracing all facets of operations including investment reporting and analytics, operational due diligence, risk management and governance will be a significant asset to our growing global business."


February 2018

Chief Investment Operations Officer



April 2018

Chief Operations Officer

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News reports on this move

Investor Daily
Financial Standard
Investor Strategy News