Managing Your Super

Your Trustee Directors

The Trustee of Media Super is Media Super Limited. The Board of Media Super Limited includes individuals nominated by the sponsors of Media Super to represent all members and employers. The Board appoints the Chairperson.

Member representatives

Gerard Noonan (Chairperson)
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Vice President, AIST
  • President, ACSI
Prior experience
  • Editor, Australian Financial Review, 1988-1992
  • Former Chairperson of JUST Super, 1 February 1991 – 30 June 2008
  • Former Chairperson of JUST Super Investment Audit and Compliance Committee
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts, Latrobe University
  • Master of Arts, University of Sydney
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Audit, Budget & Compliance Committee
  • Benefit & Insurance Claims Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Remuneration & Nominations Committee
Lorraine Cassin
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Federal Secretary, AMWU – Printing Division
  • Executive Member, ACTU
  • Member, Women on Boards
  • President, UNI Graphical & Packaging, APRO
  • Member, Pulp and Paper Industry Innovation Council
  • Chairperson, Printing Industry Working Group
  • Member, Forest Stewardship Council
  • Member, EPIC Industry Training Board
  • Member, Book Industry Collaborative Council
  • Member, Innovation & Business Skills Australia – Printing and Graphic Arts Sector Advisory Committee
Prior experience
  • Director, Amcor Super Fund
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Investment Committee
Katrina Ford
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Other roles and Directorships
  • National Industrial Officer, AMWU – Printing Division
  • Member, Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association
  • Practising Solicitor specialising in Industrial Employment Law
  • Panellist Member, Women on Boards
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts and Law, UTS
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Audit, Budget & Compliance Committee
  • Benefit and Insurance Claims Committee
Stuart Gordon
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Representative, AMWU – Printing Division (South Australia)
  • Deputy, Construction Benefit Services (South Australia)
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Benefit and Insurance Claims Committee
Chris Warren
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Federal Secretary, Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA)
Qualifications
  • Master of Business Administration, AGSM
  • Certificate of Trustee Practice
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Investment Committee

Employer representatives

Philip Andersen
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Retired
Prior experience
  • Director, Printing Industries Credits Ltd, 1994–2008
  • Chief Executive Officer, Printing Industries Association of Australia, 2005–2011
  • Director, Printing Industry Services Ltd, 1994–2000
  • Board Member, Australian Business Economists, 1984–1998
  • NSW Council Member, Economics Society of Australia, 1988–1992
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Sydney
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Investment Committee – Chair
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee
Dale Bridle
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Program Director, Fairfax Media
Prior experience
  • Group Treasurer, Fairfax Media Limited, 1999–2012
  • Policy Committee Member, Fairfax Superannuation and Rural Press Superannuation Fund, 2001–2008
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Economics, Adelaide University
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Investment Committee
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee – Chair
Susan Heaney
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Managing Director, Heaneys Performers in Print
  • National Vice President, PIAA
  • Member, Book Industry Collaborative Council
  • Queensland State Patron, Women in Print (WIP)
Prior experience
  • Director, Pacprint Exhibition Board, 2012–2013
  • Inaugural Board President/Chair, PIAA, 2011-Dec 2013
  • Director, PrintEX11 Exhibition Board, 2010-2011
  • Acting National President, PIAA, Sept-Dec 2010
  • National Vice President, PIAA, 2009-2010
Qualifications
  • Diploma of Business
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Investment Committee
Ann Tonks
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Principal Research Fellow, Course Coordinator and Lecturer, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne
  • Arts Management Consultant, Board advisor and facilitator, assorted arts and theatrical companies
Prior experience
  • Board Member, Theatre Network Victoria, 2010-2013
  • Executive Director, Melbourne Theatre Company, 1994-2012
  • Vice President, Live Performance Australia, 2007-2011
  • Board Member, Live Performance Australia, 1996-2011
  • Member, Victorian Minister for the Arts Advisory Committee, 2000-2002
Qualifications
  • Executive Program in Nonprofit Leadership – Arts, Stanford University
  • Master of Business Administration, University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours), University of Western Australia
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Audit, Budget & Compliance Committee
Peter Halters
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Director, McPherson Binding Pty Ltd
Qualifications
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Chartered Secretary
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Audit, Budget & Compliance Committee – Chair

Former Trustee Directors

Evelyn Richardson
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Other roles and Directorships
  • CEO, Live Performance Australia
Prior experience
  • Director of JUST Super from 18 April 2007 to 30 June 2008 and Media Super 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2010
  • Alternate Director of Media Super Limited from 1 July 2010 to 1 July 2012
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Canterbury
  • Master of Arts (First Class Honours), University of Canterbury
  • Diploma of Company Directorship, University of Sydney
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Audit, Budget & Compliance Committee
Alan Douglas
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Other roles and Directorships
  • Retired
Prior experience
  • Trustee of News Plan, 1993–1996
  • Chairman, PMP Employee Plan, 1999–2005
  • Trustee, PMP Employee Plan, 1996–2005
  • Internal Auditor of PMP, 1990–2005
Qualifications
  • Certificate of Accountancy, RMIT
  • Former Fellow CPA Australia with specialist designation in Management Accounting
Media Super Board Committee membership
  • Audit, Budget & Compliance Committee
  • Investment Committee

Director Information

Directors’ attendance at Board and Committee meetings
The number of meetings held in the period and the number of meetings attended by each Director is set out below. Five board meetings were held during the year. In addition, Directors have responsibility for attending nominated committee meetings. Individual membership of a committee is denoted through applicable attendance.director_att# Please note these people are no longer with Media Super. However, they were paid the remuneration reported in the financial year ending 30 June 2014.
Director remuneration
The Directors of Media Super are remunerated for the work they do as Directors, although in some cases the payment is made to the nominating sponsoring organisation in compensation for the time and costs associated with the involvement by the Director in the management of the Fund. Directors receive a base rate of $39,000 (including super if it is paid to the individual) per year ($65,000 including super for the Chair).director-rem* Accrued entitlements for the 2013-14 financial year, including tax and superannuation guarantee. Actuals may differ due to timing of payments.
# Please note these people are no longer with Media Super. However, they were paid the remuneration reported in the financial year ending 30 June 2014.

Your Executive Team

Following are the members of the Media Super Executive Team.

Graeme Russell
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Career overview
  • CEO, First Super
  • Deputy CEO, Melbourne Enterprises International Ltd.
  • Finance Director, Communication Industries Pty. Ltd.
  • CFO, STA Travel (Worldwide)
  • Chief of Staff, Minister for Public Transport and the Arts (VIC)
  • Director, Just Super
Qualifications
  • BBus (RMIT)
  • GradDipAppFin (Financial Planning)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees
Michael Rooney
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Career overview
  • General Manager, Finance and Compliance, Media Super
  • General Manager, Operations, Print Super
  • Product Manager, ANZ
  • Superannuation Manager, AM Corporation
Qualifications
  • Diploma of Financial Planning (Superannuation)
  • RG146
Erick Cordero
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Career overview
  • Business Development & Strategic Corporate Relationships, REST
  • Corporate Superannuation – Senior National Strategy & Sales Manager, ING
  • National Operations & Customer Service Manager, ING
  • Corporate Superannuation Senior Transition Manager, ING
Qualifications
  • GradDip Applied Finance and Investment (SIA)
  • MBA Executive (AGSM)
  • Fellow of FINSIA
  • Associate of ASFA
Lisa Collins
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Career overview
  • Business Development Manager, Print Super
  • Senior Financial Planner, Commonwealth Bank
  • Superannuation Sales Executive, ANZ
Qualifications
  • Diploma of Financial Planning units I-IV
  • RG146
Joel Clapham
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Career overview
  • Communications Manager, Telstra Super
  • Marketing & Communications Officer, LUCRF
  • Communications Officer/Marketing Coordinator Membership & Student Services Coordinator, ANZIIF
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts (Literary Studies/Communication)
  • RG146

Executive Information

Executive & management salaries
The Total Remuneration Packages* effective 30 June 2014 of Executives employed by Media Super are as follows:exec_salaries* Total Annual Remuneration Package includes salary, superannuation, motor vehicle lease or allowance selected at the discretion of the executive.
^ Erick Cordero commenced employment August 2014