Delaware Investments Names Retirement Head

February 20, 2001 ( - Delaware Investments, with $10 billion in assets, has named Rene Campis executive vice president of its retirement unit.

In his new role, Campis will be responsible for the Delaware unit, which is a full-service provider of retirement plans. This business spans the retirement plan spectrum, from IRAs to large corporations, and includes investment management, new product development, participant recordkeeping, trusteeship, compliance and employee education.

Campis comes to Delaware from Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., where he was first vice president and senior director, group employee services since 1986. In that role, he led Merrill Lynch’s 401(k) bundled services business.

Campis started his career at Merrill Lynch in 1978 as a vice president and director in the mergers and acquisitions area.

Delaware Investments is a diversified asset management organization with approximately $90 billion in assets under management as of year-end 2000.