HESTA Announces CFO Appointment

DigitalCFO Newsroom | 21 April 2022

Former VFMC COO Sally Collins has joined the super fund.

HESTA has announced the appointment of Sally Collins as its CFO, joining from her previous role as COO at Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC).

Ms Collins has more than 25 years of experience in financial services and wealth management and in her new role will be responsible for managing HESTA’s financial and accounting processes as well as legal matters, tax, facilities and sustainability, project execution and governance.

HESTA CEO Debby Blakey said that Ms Collins’ senior leadership experience and industry knowledge would help the super fund continue to deliver outstanding outcomes for members.

“Sally brings extensive experience from senior roles in a range of global and Australian businesses,” she said.

“I look forward to the contribution she will make to both our executive leadership team and the whole organisation.”

In addition to her most recent role at VFMC, Ms Collins previously held several general manager positions at NAB and head of department roles at the Commonwealth Bank and AXA. Commenting on her appointment, Ms Collins said she was excited to join HESTA and utilise her skills and experience.

“I am so delighted to join the executive team at HESTA and am looking forward to contributing to all the important work HESTA does in growing our members’ retirement savings at a time when our members are working so hard for all Australians,” she said.

Ms Collins was also recently appointed as chair of Autism Awareness Australia, having served as a non-executive director with the organisation since 2016.

Source: IFA (Independent Financial Adviser)