John Williams appointed

to NZX's Smartshares Board




The NZX recently announced that it has appointed John Williams from Trust Management as an independent director to the stock market operator's SmartShares Board.


About John Williams

John has significant experience in the fields of investment advisory and investment management following his most recent roles as Key Client Manager for Vanguard Australia and eight years as Senior Consultant with Russell Investments based in Auckland.


John heads up Trust Management’s investment advisory and investment management functions.

About NZX

NZX expanded its funds management business this year with the acquisition of SuperLife, which it is using to accelerate growth of the SmartShares unit. It now has 23 exchange traded funds and SuperLife has added $1.27 billion of funds under management and 41,000 members to the stock market.


John joins the SmartShares Board effective immediately fulfilling the NZX listing rules requiring independent directors.


Our Expertise

John Williams' appointment to the Smartshare’s Board reflects the quality and professionalism of the executive team at Trust Management. Trust Management is pleased the NZX have recognised John’s skills and expertise with this appointment.


To read more about the appointment, please refer to the following NBR article.


Read the announcement in the NBR


If you have any questions, or would like to know more about our investment advisory services, please do not hesitate to contact John Williams, Investment Manager on 09 550 4046.


Grant Hope

Chief Executive Officer

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Shane Coward

General Manager

09 550 4045





John Williams

Investment Manager

09 550 4046