ISN poaches former politicians

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The former Minister for Health and the former Treasurer of Victoria have both been appointed as chair and deputy chair of the Industry Super Network Board.

The Hon Peter Collins AM QC, former Minister for Health, Attorney General and Treasurer of NSW has been appointed as chair of the Industry Super Network Board, after previously acting as deputy chair. This position will now be filled by former Premier and Treasurer of Victoria, Hon John Brumby.

Industry Super Network chief executive David Whiteley said he was delighted to welcome John Brumby to the board and Peter Collins to his new role.

“Mr Collins and Mr Brumby have held highly esteemed positions in public office and have a demonstrated commitment to our guiding principle of putting the interests of members first. We are proud to have them leading our Board.”

Collins has been a director of industry super fund HOSTPLUS since 2006 and Brumby has served as independent chair of industry super fund MTAA Super since 2011.

Collins thanked former chair, Hon Steve Bracks, who is preparing for a new role as Australian Consul General in New York.

“I’m very proud to serve as chair of ISN and look forward to working with John Brumby and the rest of the ISN team towards maximising the retirement savings and income of over 5 million Industry SuperFund members,” said Collins.

“Our super system is the envy of the world, and should remain so. ISN will continue to provide much needed leadership by standing up for our super system and safeguarding Australia’s retirement savings.”

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