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February 25th, 2024

CAAT Pension Plan Announces Two Executive Appointments

CAAT Pension Plan (‘CAAT’) has announced the elevation of two senior executives to address the growing demand for its contemporary defined benefit (DB) plan, DBplus. Effective immediately, Sabeen Purewall has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Solutions & Partnerships, while Graham Stone assumes the position of Acting Vice President, Pension Solutions.


February 21st, 2024

Sid Ludbe Joins Nedbank Private Wealth

Nedbank Private Wealth has revealed the transfer of Sid Ludbe, an extensively seasoned private banker, from its Isle of Man branch to its acclaimed representative office in Dubai, marking a strategic move to bolster the company's footprint in the Middle East.


February 19th, 2024

NY Common Retirement Fund Implements Climate Protection Measures

The New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) will enact investment restrictions on eight integrated oil and gas companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp., following a review of their readiness to transition to a low-carbon economy, announced State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, who serves as trustee of the Fund.


February 12th, 2024

GIC Senior Leadership Appointments

GIC Singapore has announced forthcoming changes to its senior management team, set to take effect on 1 April 2024. The organization is appointing six new seniors to various teams within its structure.


February 9th, 2024

Market Chatter, Ohio, Q1 2024

Drawing from the feedback of prominent institutional investors in Ohio, Markets Group has analyzed the diverse approaches that contributed to their success in navigating the turbulent financial landscape of 2023. 


January 23rd, 2024

Ontario Teachers’ Announces CIO Appointments

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’) has made significant executive appointments, designating two seasoned leaders in its Investments division as Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) with immediate effect.


January 15th, 2024

Maura Sullivan to Become Railpen CFO

Railpen, the fiduciary and investment manager overseeing the £34 billion railway pension schemes, has revealed the retirement of Stu Blackett and the appointment of Maura Sullivan as the new Chief Financial Officer.


January 9th, 2024

RIT Appoints Maggie Fanari as JRCM CEO

The board of RIT Capital Partners plc (RIT) has announced the appointment of Maggie Fanari as the Chief Executive Officer of its investment manager, J Rothschild Capital Management Limited (JRCM).


December 21st, 2023

Michael Roberge to Retire from MFS CEO

MFS Investment Management has disclosed the retirement of Michael Roberge from the position of CEO. The role will be succeeded by Ted Maloney, the current Chief Investment Officer at MFS.


December 18th, 2023

Jay Williams Joins Shenkman Board of Directors

Shenkman Capital Management has welcomed former professional basketball player and entrepreneur Jay Williams to its board of directors as part of the firm's expansion efforts in managing the wealth of high-net-worth individuals. 


December 14th, 2023

PIMCO Appoints Mohit Mittal as Core Strategies CIO

PIMCO has appointed Mohit Mittal as Chief Investment Officer – Core Strategies. In this capacity, he will supervise fixed-income portfolios within PIMCO's core suite of strategies, encompassing Low and Moderate Duration, Total Return, and Long Duration.


December 14th, 2023

CIO Michael Beattie to Retire From Grosvenor

Grosvenor has announced the retirement of Chief Investment Officer Michael Beattie at the end of 2023. The responsibilities of the outgoing CIO will be distributed between Angela Biggs and Mark Purdy, both of whom will be elevated to Managing Director roles.


December 6th, 2023

DWS Welcomes Rafael Otero as Chief Operating Officer

DWS Group will have a management team adjustment, with the introduction of Rafael Otero as the new COO, commencing from January 1, 2024. Reporting directly to Chief Financial Officer Markus Kobler, Otero's appointment prompts Kobler to temporarily shoulder board responsibility for the Chief Operating Office.


November 12th, 2023

Amundi Appoints Eddie Wong as Their Asia's CEO

Amundi appoints Eddy Wong as CEO Asia, starting from November 6th. Eddy will oversee Amundi's activities in North & South Asia, along with the joint ventures in mainland China. He also joins Amundi's Executive Committee.


November 7th, 2023

Vincent Tuohey as the Next President of PRINCO

Vincent Tuohey, an investment director with the Global Investment team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Investment Management Company (MITIMCo) and a highly accomplished former U.S. Army captain, has been appointed as the incoming president of the Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO). Tuohey is set to take over from the longstanding PRINCO President, Andrew Golden, who is scheduled to retire at the conclusion of this academic year.


November 7th, 2023

CEO of SJCERA Johanna Shick Set to Retire in March

The San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) has announced that Chief Executive Officer Johanna Shick intends to retire in March 2024. This decision comes after Johanna Shick's remarkable seven-year tenure at SJCERA, during which she provided dedicated service and exceptional leadership, and after more than 33 years of serving in the public sector.


November 1st, 2023

Morgan Stanley Names Ted Pick as CEO

The Board of Directors of Morgan Stanley has announced that Co-President Edward (Ted) Pick will assume the role of the company's Chief Executive Officer, starting from January 1, 2024.


April 11th, 2023

Manpreet Gill on Encouraging Diversity through Debate

Dubai-based Standard Chartered bank recently developed a new investment model whereby it promotes diversity of thought, takes on opposing views and encourages debate at the investment committee level. In this interview, EMEA CIO Manpreet Gill details the effect that investment diversity has on performance and return.


September 21st, 2022

What Identifies a True Single Family Office?

The term single family office has become subjective. Paul Reynolds, director at Thamesis Limited, discusses the nuances of a single-family office and debunks misconceptions of how the wealthiest people in the world manage their money.


July 28th, 2022

Insights: Bay Bridge highlight the importance of sustainability and inclusivity across the investment process

Kim Kolt is co-founder and General Partner at Bay Bridge Ventures, the first purpose-built, institutional ESG and Sustainability focused venture capital firm. Bay Bridge is committed to inclusivity  - starting from leadership and continuing through the underlying investments - in addition to responsible stewardship - active, high-engagement investing through multiple stages of development.


July 26th, 2022

Laura LaTourette (She/her/hers) Talks Diversity, Hiring an All-Female, Multigenerational Staff, and Her Approach to Succession Planning

Laura LaTourette (she/her/hers) takes a unique view about how she approaches running her Georgia-based RIA, Family Wealth Management Group. From an entrepreneurship lens, LaTourette works to differentiate her brand within a crowded market, which can make all the difference when setting out to create a long-lasting, thriving private wealth practice.