Rest appoints Scott Tully as General Manager, Product

Scott Tully has been named the new General Manager, Product at Rest, one of Australia's largest profit-to-member superannuation funds. In his new role, Tully will oversee efforts to improve and streamline the fund's member product offerings. Tully's appointment comes after nearly a year at Rest, initially joining as Head of Investment Option Development in February 2023 before assuming the role of Acting General Manager, Product last October.

Before joining Rest, Tully served as Executive Director, Investments at Colonial First State, where he amassed over two decades of experience leading the investment function. His extensive background in investment management positions him well to bring a comprehensive and member-focused approach to Rest. Deborah Potts, Rest's Chief Member Officer, expressed confidence in Tully's ability to merge both product and investment perspectives in his new role.

With Tully's appointment, Rest aims to bolster its efforts in refining and simplifying its member product offerings. Tully's transition from his previous roles within the organization to General Manager, Product underscores Rest's commitment to leveraging internal talent and expertise to drive innovation and improvement within the superannuation fund.

“Scott is a uniquely talented and experienced superannuation expert. I am confident his expertise and leadership skills will be a fantastic addition to Rest as we work to create simple and easy products and experiences to benefit all members.”

“Rest is unique in the superannuation industry in that it represents more than a million members under 30 and more than a million women. I’m excited to help pursue our mission to provide Rest’s 2 million members with super that they love.”

Mr Tully has more than 30 years’ experience in superannuation, retirement and investment management. After starting his career in superannuation consulting, he worked in financial markets and risk roles before beginning a more than 20-year career in investments.

The appointment is effective immediately. 

Source: Rest