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Liz Lewin (nee Cacciottolo) has been appointed an Independent Director of Colonial First State Investments Limited, Avanteos Investments Limited and Colonial Mutual Superannuation Pty Ltd, and as Chair of the boards’ Investment Committees. Ms Lewin has strong investment credentials and extensive experience both as a director and as a business leader.
Ms Lewin has more than 25 years international experience in financial services across investment banking, wealth management and private banking. She had a 21 year career at UBS, including as Chief Executive Officer of UBS Wealth Management Australia from 2005 to 2009 and Senior Advisor to UBS from 2009 to 2013. She was a Trustee Director for The Australian Catholic Superannuation & Retirement Fund and Chair of the Investment Committee.
Ms Lewin is a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Kaldor Public Art Projects, a member of the Advisory Council at UNSW Medicine, on the Advisory Finance Committee for the Sisters of Charity, a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW) and an Ambassador for the Australian Indigenous Education Fund (AIEF).
Ms Lewin’s appointment increases the number of independent directors on the Commonwealth Bank Wealth Management Registrable Superannuation Entity (RSE) boards from three to four, and the total number of directors from five to six. Two-thirds of the Colonial First State RSE board members are Independent Directors and two-thirds of the board members are women.