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MLC adds to market leading multi-asset capability

May 2016

Media Release

Leading Australian wealth manager MLC has today announced the appointment of John Woods, as a Portfolio Manager in the Capital Markets Research team.

“We’re extremely pleased to welcome John Woods to the Capital Markets Research team, who are responsible for managing our industry-leading MLC Inflation Plus and MLC Horizon portfolios,” said MLC Chief Investment Officer, Jonathan Armitage.

“He will play key roles in the evolution of strategies, the implementation and development of our Investment Futures Framework process, as well as be involved in the management of multi-asset portfolios.’’

Mr Woods joins MLC from CLSA, where he was a micro-strategy analyst and responsible for equity strategy in Australia. He was previously part of the Asia equity strategy team at Macquarie Securities in Hong Kong.

Before focusing on strategy, Mr Woods worked as a fundamental analyst with Macquarie Bank researching telecommunications companies. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Mr Woods will commence in the role from 20 June 2016.