WA Super News
WA Super appoints Towers Watson as asset consultant
West Australian based super fund WA Super has appointed Towers Watson as asset consultant of its investment portfolio. The fund invited a number of asset consultants to tender for the role to meet the needs of the fund.
“WA Super selected Towers Watson following a rigorous selection process.” said John McNally, Chief Executive Officer of WA Super. “We chose Towers Watson as the most suitable partner to provide investment consulting given their global research coverage, thought leadership and alignment in assisting the Trustee in delivering investment outcomes for members.”
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organisations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. Towers Watson’s investment team provides advice to more than 1,000 institutional investors globally, with assets in excess of $2 trillion.
Graeme Miller, head of Towers Watson’s investment business in Australia said “As the largest public offer superannuation fund in Western Australia and one whose approach is focussed on making a real difference to the lives of its members in retirement, there is a strong cultural and philosophical alignment between Towers Watson and WA Super. We are very pleased to have been appointed, we consider it a real privilege, and look forward at the prospect of working closely and partnering with WA Super”.