Thursday, 2 February 2023
Aware Super has today named Deputy Chief Investment Officer Damien Webb as Head of International as the fund takes the next step in its international expansion program.
In the new role, Mr Webb will serve as an Executive lead of the Investments function’s continued international expansion and act as an ambassador for Aware Super’s values and leadership capabilities.
The role will also be responsible for building the presence of Aware Super, firstly in Europe, and other offshore markets in addition to growing relationships which support the effective origination and ownership of assets.
Aware Super’s Chief Investment Officer, Damian Graham, said: ”We are delighted to announce Damien has accepted this exciting new growth opportunity within the Investments team, as we continue to focus on key initiatives such as international expansion to deliver longer-term strong returns and competitive fees for members.
“Damien’s appointment is a testament to his technical expertise, commitment to our Aware Super values, and demonstrated leadership qualities.”
Mr Webb joined Aware Super in January 2014 as the Head of Income and Real Assets, and in September 2021 was promoted to Deputy Chief Investment Officer/Head of Real Assets. He will continue in his current role as Deputy CIO during his transition.