Appointment of Chief Investment Officer

Posted: 31 July 2018


Commonwealth Bank Group Super has named Ruwanie Dias as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), effective July 2018.

Ruwanie has been acting in this capacity since the retirement of long-standing CIO, Gerard Parlevliet, in March 2017.

Ruwanie joined Commonwealth Bank Group Super in 2014 as Head of Investment Operations. Prior to joining the Commonwealth Bank Group, she was the Director of Investment Operations at WorkCover NSW for eight years, and has previously worked for global consulting firm, Mercer.

Commonwealth Bank Group Super’s Chief Executive Officer Doug Carmichael, said: “We are pleased to make Ruwanie Dias’ appointment as CIO permanent. She has effectively led the team and earned the respect of the Board since taking on the role from Gerard. She is a seasoned investment professional with expertise across strategy and operations and over 12 years of experience operating at leadership level.”

Ruwanie and her team will work with the fund’s investment advisers and the Board to continue to produce sustainable long-term returns to deliver the right outcomes for members.

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