AMP Capital announces new chairman to the board

By AMP Capital media team

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AMP Capital has announced the appointment of John Fraser as Chairman to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board. This follows the resignation of John Nesbitt, who will focus on his other non-executive directorships and other non-executive opportunities.

John Fraser is a current non-executive director of the AMP Capital Board and the AMP Limited Board and will assume the role of Chairman of the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board on 6 February 2020.

There are no changes to AMP Capital’s main Responsible Entity (RE) and trustee boards.

John Fraser biography

John Fraser, Independent Director, BEc (Hons)

John was appointed to the AMP Limited Board in September 2018 and was appointed a member of its Audit, Risk and Remuneration Committees in January 2019. In February 2019, John was appointed to the AMP Bank Limited Board and as a member of its Audit and Risk Committees. He was also appointed at the same time to the AMP Capital Holdings Limited Board and as a member of its Audit and Risk Committee.

John has more than 40 years’ experience in leadership roles in economics, public policy, capital markets and asset management in Australia and overseas. Most recently he was Secretary to the Treasury from 2015 to July 2018. In this capacity, John was a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a member of the Australian Council of Financial Regulators and Chair of the G20 Global Infrastructure Hub.

John came back to Treasury after an extensive career with UBS, including more than a decade as Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management based in London. During this time, he was also a member of the UBS Group Executive Board and Chairman of UBS Saudi Arabia, as well as Chairman of various subsidiaries and joint ventures for UBS Global Asset Management. John also served as an Australian Stock Exchange Board director and as Chairman of Victorian Funds Management Corporation. Prior to joining UBS and its predecessor organisations in 1993, John held a number of senior positions with the Australian Treasury over 20 years, including postings at the International Monetary Fund and at the Australian Embassy in the United States.

John graduated from Monash University, Melbourne, with a first-class honours degree in economics. He received a Centenary medal for service to Australian society through business and economics in 2001 and was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws from Monash University.

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