Rosemary Vilgan is an inspiring and experienced leader. She is one of Australia's top CEO’s, a multiple award winner, including Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year.
Rosemary has had a long and distinguished business career. At the age of 33, she was appointed CEO of QSuper, one of the largest superannuation funds in Australia. Rosemary is recognised both nationally and internationally for her leadership of transforming QSuper to an innovative, vertically integrated $90 billion financial services organisation.
Highly regarded in the superannuation, financial services and business communities, Rosemary regularly works with government, industry and business. Currently Rosemary is a Director at Commonwealth Bank Group Super and Queensland Divisional Councillor for the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Key achievements at QSuper:
•Personally negotiated and led major superannuation improvements for over 80,000 clients.
•Transformed a public sector superannuation organisation into a globally recognised financial institution, which now covers superannuation, investment, financial planning and life insurance.
•Led many mergers and therefore knows the issues with blending cultures. Many of these were very difficult and she had to overcome many stakeholder interests.
•Created a World-class culture and received World-class staff engagement scores. Rosemary was able to bring the employees along for the journey and growth of QSuper. Many staff even had to resign from public service during the GFC to work alongside her in the new private entity she created.
•Oversaw global investments and as a result gaining great insight into why QSuper would invest around world – e.g. Times Square New York, Heathrow airport.