Paul Sayer a leading Australian Superannuation expert has been appointed by the NSL Board following a stringent identification process.
The NSL Board says Sayer was recognized as the best-placed person to lead the K6 billion into the next stage of its development,
In a media conference in Port Moresby, Board Chairman, Anthony Smare, announced the appointment of Sayer in the presence of members and senior NSL staff.
He said Paul has a strong background in superannuation demonstrating an engaging, empowering and customer centric leadership style which they believe is important to maintain NSL’s standing.
“We have ambitious plans for where we think the fund should further develop and grow, in terms of redefining the services it can provide to its members and their families and contributing to the development of PNG.
“An important factor to achieving the funds aspirations for the next four years is obviously the skills, expertise and leadership ability of the person who fills the role of CEO.
“We are delighted to appoint Paul Sayer, someone who has outstanding experience across all areas of superannuation, who is deeply committed to innovation and who we believe will help us achieve the funds strategic targets,” Smare said.
Sayer has been a Senior Executive in some of the leading Australian Super Funds, having previously been the CEO of TWUSUPER and Chief Operating Officer of REST Industry Super, with the latter repeatedly awarded as Australia’s best superfund in a number of areas.
He said he was grateful for the opportunity and will strive to make NSL recognized in the Asia-Pacific Region.
“I look forward to working with the passionate and committed team of Nambawan Super to continue to deliver strong positive outcomes for our members,” said Sayer.
Sayer takes over the role left vacant by Gary Tunstall, who left at the end of December 2016.