SG Hiscock & Company appoints Robert Hogg as Group Chief Investment Officer and Head of SGH Individual Portfolios
SG Hiscock & Company has experienced a considerable period of growth over the last 12 months and has appointed Robert Hogg as Group Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and Head of Individual Portfolios, SG Hiscock & Company after a substantial market search. Mr Hogg will be based in Melbourne and will report to CEO, Giles Croker. He will commence with the firm on 28 February and will be based in the Melbourne office.
Mr Hogg will take over the role of group CIO from Stephen Hiscock. Mr Hiscock will continue as Executive Chairman of SG Hiscock Group.
Mr Hogg joins SG Hiscock & Company from UniSuper where he worked for over 7 years, most recently as Head of Fixed Interest and Macro Research, and prior to that as Head of Global Equity Strategies and Quant Methods. His role prior to this was with Frontier Advisors for 8 years as a Senior Consultant and Head of Capital Markets and Asset Allocation. He has also held economic and investment management roles with Commonwealth Investment Management and Colonial First State Asset Management since 1991.
Chairman of SG Hiscock & Company, Stephen Hiscock, said Mr Hogg brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the investment team.
“In this role, Rob will provide support to the investment teams, including the SGH Individual Portfolio’s investment team, and will look for new growth opportunities that will strengthen our capabilities and investment offering.
“Rob’s appointment is a strategic one for us. He will be an extraordinary asset to our company. His 30+ year career spans many different areas in financial services, and his knowledge and experience will be an asset to our investment team, adding to the strength of our business and the investment solutions we offer our clients.
“As we head into 2024 we are continuing to invest strongly in the organisation through the quality of our talent. Our goal is to bring a high level of quality investment solutions and service to our clients,” said Mr Hiscock.
About SG Hiscock & Company
SG Hiscock & Company (SGH) is a Australian fund manager specialising in high conviction actively managed investment strategies and individual portfolios. SGH was established in Melbourne in 2001 by six of its principals and is entirely owned by staff. The head office is in Melbourne with another office in Sydney. In early 2019, SGH merged with specialist discretionary portfolio manager, DMP Asset Management, now part of SGH Individual Portfolios. The firm commenced the SGH Partnership Program in June 2020, this program comprises LaSalle Investment Management Securities, Morgan Stanley Investment Management and EAM Global Investors. SG Hiscock also has an exclusive distribution partnership with abrdn. SGH now offers over 20 different strategies across Australian and Global equities, REITs and income. More information: www.sghiscock.com.au