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Important announcements

To ensure that you’re kept in the loop about fund activities and initiatives, this page provides all the important announcements from Statewide Super.

Statewide Super announce Tony D’Alessandro as CEO

Tony D’Alessandro will be the new Chief Executive Officer of Statewide Super, effective 1 March 2019.

Mr D’Alessandro will replace Richard Nunn, who in January announced his appointment as CEO of MetLife Australia, resigning from Statewide Super after more than three years in the role.

The Chairman of Statewide Super, Ken Williams, said the Board is confident that Mr D’Alessandro will continue to strengthen the company’s reputation and member servicing in a time of unprecedented change and attention on the superannuation sector.

“Tony has enormous respect within the financial services industry and our local communities. His track record is one of driving sustainable business growth, while delivering high quality benefits and experiences to members.” said Mr Williams.

Mr D’Alessandro has a significant experience in private banking, wealth management (Financial Planning, insurance and superannuation) and administration, having held a broad range of Senior Executive Management positions for CBA, St George Bank and Bank SA.
Currently in the role of General Manager, Member Engagement for Statewide Super, Mr D’Alessandro’s appointment followed careful consideration by the Board of the existing succession plan.

Mr Williams continues “Tony has been an integral member of the Statewide Super leadership team for the past three years. His natural ability to develop and inspire high performing teams and winning cultures, allows him to skilfully lead business progress at every opportunity. He is a man of great integrity and honesty with an unwavering belief in equity for all Australians.”

Incoming Chief Executive Officer Tony D’Alessandro, said “It is a privilege to be appointed to lead Statewide Super, as we continue to deliver exceptional outcomes for our members' retirement income goals. No Australian should be deprived of the opportunity to live a dignified retirement, and this will be my key driver.”

“Statewide Super has become a prominent, respected name across the national superannuation sector. We’ve experienced positive membership growth and increased funds under management, delivered consistently strong investment performance and established a strong, capable and cohesive leadership team. It is exciting to lead the next phase of the organisation’s growth and development.” 

  • Statewide Super SANFL Statement

    Statewide Super is deeply saddened by the tragic passing of talented women’s SANFL player Ellen Maple.

    As close partners of SANFL, our thoughts are with Ellen’s family and the SANFL community.

    Ellen will forever hold an important place in the history and heart of women’s SANFL as the first ever goal kicker in the women’s competition and a part of the Norwood inaugural premiership team.

    CEO Richard Nunn, on behalf of Statewide Super

  • A message from the Chairman, Ken Williams

    I write to inform you that CEO Richard Nunn has resigned, effective 28 February. Richard has accepted the position of CEO with MetLife Australia.

    We are immensely thankful for the work that Richard has done in his three years with Statewide Super. The organisation has been transformed under his leadership – we’ve experienced positive membership growth, increased funds under management, delivered consistently strong investment performance and established a strong, capable and cohesive leadership team. Our brand has grown to be a household name and our members tell us they are enjoying a much improved service.

    With an established, Board approved succession plan in place, the Board has commenced its necessary processes and due diligence in regards to the appointment of the next CEO.

    I will keep you informed of the appointment in due course.

    Yours sincerely,

    Ken Williams 
    Chairman