Los Angeles — Australia-based QIC has expanded its senior leadership team, announcing several senior executive appointments in the United States and Australia.
Brian Delaney, QIC’s current executive director of strategy and global markets, was appointed senior managing director — U.S. In this role, he will lead QIC’s efforts to foster client relationships and business development opportunities in the U.S., provide insights on investment trends and share market intelligence with the firm’s investment team. He will also chair the QIC U.S. Leadership Forum. Prior to joining QIC, Delaney served as director with AMP Capital Investors. In his new role, Delaney will relocate to QIC’s Los Angeles office.
QIC appointed David Asplin, current managing director of global business development, as chief operating office of global real estate. In this role, Asplin will manage the performance of QIC’s global real estate business. Prior to joining QIC, Asplin held positions at LaSalle Investment Management, Challenger Financial Services and Colonial First State. Asplin will continue to be based in QIC’s Brisbane office in his new role. Both Delaney’s and Asplin’s appointments are affective July 1.
In addition, the expanded team includes the appointments of Stuart Miller as global director of asset strategy, Brenton Watson as executive vice president of U.S. asset management, and Joe Boehm as executive vice president of U.S. retail.