17 July 2022
18 July 2022
Warren Lee has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Warakirri Asset Management Ltd (Warakirri).
The former Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC) and AXA Asia Pacific Holdings Australia & New Zealand Chief Executive Officer is a welcome addition to the privately owned Warakirri Board.
Mr. Lee has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector domestically and internationally. He has a strong focus on strategy development and execution, stakeholder management and significant financial management experience.
His board experience is extensive with Mr. Lee currently a member of the Boards of Metlife Insurance Limited, MyState Limited and Tower Limited. Mr. Lee is also Chair or member of, several Audit, Risk and Remuneration Committees.
Warakirri managing director Jim McKay welcomed the appointment saying: “I am delighted to welcome Warren to the Warakirri board. His extensive knowledge and experience will be a huge asset as our business continues its rapid growth. We look forward to his advice and guidance as we manage our role as a fiduciary of our client’s assets and as employer of choice for our people.”
For his part, Mr. Lee called the appointment a great privilege.
“I am delighted to join Warakirri and am committed to ensuring that the firm’s focus remains on delivering superior outcomes for clients, which has underpinned the firm’s almost 30-year history. I look forward to helping guide the team’s actions and decisions to continue to achieve this,” he said.
He further noted that he was attracted to Warakirri through its growing and diversified business and its strong commitment to independent governance.
Mr. Lee has also been appointed as a non-executive director on a number of related Warakirri entities including Warakirri Holdings, as well as becoming a member of Warakirri’s Audit and Risk Committee.