Joseph Di Leo appointed as new Chair

Effective January 2019, Director Joseph (Joe) Di Leo has been appointed as Chair of the LUCRF Super Board of Directors.

Mr Di Leo joined the LUCRF Super board in March 2018 as an employer representative and brings with him extensive experience in multiple senior positions and industries. 

Mr Di Leo is a former Managing Director of Allied Mills Australia and has previous experience as Chief Operating Officer of Graincorp Ltd and held a number of senior positions in the rail freight sector. He also brings with him Board experience as a former Non-Executive Director of the Port Kembla Port Corporation and Teys Australia. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Namoi Cotton Ltd.

LUCRF Super Chief Executive Officer Charlie Donnelly said Mr Di Leo's experience will be an asset to the organisation and a benefit to our members.

"Joe's experience enhances our level of governance for members, ensuring we are always putting our members first and growing the business to benefit their retirement."

"For LUCRF Super, it's all about our members. This is something Joe is also passionate about. We will continue to stand up for their rights and needs, upholding that friendly and helpful service we are known for while enhancing our offering to members."

Commenting on the appointment, Mr Di Leo said he is proud to be Chair of a fund with such a strong history of putting members first.
"LUCRF Super is and will continue to support all workers across Australia, helping them achieve financial dignity now and into their retirement. I'm proud to be the Chair of the fund that started it all and has such a strong history and bright future ahead."

"I want to thank Tim Kennedy, our previous Chair, for his leadership and support in my appointment. I look forward to working with the team as they implement LUCRF Super's strategy to grow into one of Australia's most prominent industry funds. We not only want to be the preferred super choice for Australian workers, but be the trusted choice for their employers as well."