Malaysia’s Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has announced the appointment of Sazaliza Zainuddin as its chief operating officer while Brisbane-based investment company QIC has named Allison Hill as its chief investment officer.
EPF names Sazaliza Zainuddin new COO
Malaysian pension fund Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has named Sazaliza Zainuddin as its COO, effective September 1, following the retirement of Mohd Naim Daruwish, according to a statement on Friday.
Sazaliza joined EPF in 2006 as the head of accounts in the finance department. He became its chief financial officer (CFO) in 2017.
Along with Sazaliza’s appointment, the EPF also named Mohamad Hafiz Kassim as its CFO.
EPF, which manages close to 1 trillion ringgit ($241.2 billion) in assets, was established in 1951, making it one of the oldest retirement funds in the world.
QIC appoints Allison Hill as chief investment officer
Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC), one of Australia’s largest investment managers, has appointed Allison Hill as its new chief investment officer, following incumbent Jim Christensen’s retirement.
Hill, who joined the company in 2018, will be responsible for managing the company’s State Investments team and approximately A$58 billion ($43 billion) in assets on behalf of the State of Queensland.
The QIC’s State Investments team was established in 1991 as the Queensland government’s special investment advisor, the company said on its website.