Big academic industry fund, UniSuper has announced a new appointment to its board – Macquarie University director of human resources, Nicole Gower.
The fund announced that Gower’s appointment had been approved by the UniSuper annual general meeting along with the reappointment of current board members Stephen Somogyi, Grahame McCulloch and Neville Kitchen.
It said Gower was replacing Dr Susan Gould who had retired from the board after serving three terms.
Commenting on the appointment, UnisSuper chairman, Ian Martin said Gower brought sound knowledge of the technicalities of superannuation, having served on two other super fund boards.
“She understands the employment, taxation and trust deed aspects as well as the specific and unique needs of universities and employees at a strategic and practical level,” he said.