Tracey will report to head of research Ryan Martin, and assume responsibility for identifying opportunities in healthcare and real estate investment trusts for the firm's Australian equity strategy, which is worth $2 billion.
The appointment is still pending regulatory, shareholder and board approvals, said one of the sources.
At the 2017 SelectingSuper Awards, Rainmaker Group managing director Christopher Page presented Merlicek with the Industry Service Award for their outstanding contribution in and around the superannuation industry.
Industry Leader and former Citigroup Asia CEO Will Drive Company’s Continued Growth across Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific Region
The FSU referred to an article in The Australian, which alleges Comyn has a "secret plan" to cut more than 10,000 employees.
Reiko Hayashi will become deputy president of the Japanese securities unit, with responsibilities including interactions with regulators and government departments, and oversight of governance issues, according to the memo.