Challenger Limited

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Challenger Limited
Traded as ASXCGF
Industry Financial
Founded 6 November 2003
Merger of CPH Investment Corp and Challenger International Limited
Headquarters 255 Pitt Street
Sydney, Australia
Key people
Brian Benari - CEO; Richard Howes - Chief Executive, Life; Andrew Tobin - Chief Financial Officer; Peter Polson - Chairman
Revenue IncreaseA$2.3 billion (2006)
IncreaseA$446 million (2006)

Challenger Limited is an Australian diversified financial services company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Challenger operates two core investment businesses, an APRA regulated Life division and a fiduciary Funds Management division.[1]

Core business activities[edit]

Challenger Life[edit]

Challenger Life is an Australian life insurance company, regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Challenger Life is the foremost issuer of annuities in Australia.[2]

Funds Management[edit]

Challenger’s multi-boutique funds management business, Fidante Partners, offer a diverse range of investment strategies across a variety of asset classes.[2]

Corporate governance[edit]

Executive Team[edit]

  • Brian Benari (Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer)[3]
  • Richard Howes (Chief Executive, Life)[3]
  • Ian Saines (Chief Executive, Funds Management)[3]
  • Paul Rogan (Chief Executive, Distribution, Product & Marketing)[3]
  • Richard Willis - Chief Risk Officer[3]
  • Andrew Tobin - Chief Financial Officer[3]
  • Robert Woods - Chief Executive, Group Strategy[3]
  • Michael Vardanega - General Counsel & Executive General Manager, Corporate Affairs[3]
  • Angela Murphy - Executive General Manager, Human Resources[3]
  • Blair Beaton - Head of Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions[3]


External links[edit]

"Challenger web site". Challenger. Challenger. Retrieved 2014-06-17.