Who is CEO of AustralianSuper?
As of 2021, Ian Silk is the CEO of AustralianSuper. He has held the role since the founding of AustralianSuper in 2006.
Ian Silk is the current and founding CEO of AustraliaSuper. Ian has held the role since AustralianSuper was established in 2006. Prior to the establishment of AustralianSuper Ian was the CEO of the Australian Retirement Fund (AFR). In 2006, AFR merged with Superannuation Trust of Australia (STA) and formed AustralianSuper, in which Ian continued to perform the role of CEO.
Ian also maintains a number of roles in the wider superannuation industry. He is president of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) as well as a Director of Industry Super Australia.
When was AustralianSuper founded?
AustralianSuper was founded in 2006 through the merger of Australian Retirement Fund & Superannuation Trust of Australia
AustralianSuper was formed in 2006 through the merger of ARF (Australian Retirement Fund) and STA (Superannuation Trust of Australia).
In merging two existing super funds, AustralianSuper began it's life as a larger player within the superannuation industry. At it's founding AustralianSuper managed the superannuation for 1.1 million members. AustralianSuper was responsible for managing $20 billion dollar in members superannuation contributions. Upon it's founding, AustralianSuper became the largest superannuation fund, a position it has maintained to the present.