April 2003

Looking Back

Editor-in-Chief Charles Ruffel on PLANSPONSOR's First Ten Years

CEOs to Watch

Brian Storms, UBS Global Asset Management Americas & Blake Grossman, Barclays Global Investors

Hedge Funds

The Beginning of a Common Language


The Case for Boutiques


Pensions and the Web

Master Trust

Oligarchy Yes, Oligarchical No

Health Care

Whatever Happened to Managed Care?

Allen Reed

2001 Plan Sponsor of the Year

Ann Combs

Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration

Bill Sharpe

Nobel laureate, co-founder Financial Engines

Bob Reynolds

Chief Operating Officer, Fidelity

Dallas Salisbury

President & CEO, Employee Benefit Research Institute

John Myers

President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Asset Management

Jude Metcalfe

President & CEO, Mellon HR Solutions

Karen Friedman

Karen Friedman, director of policy strategies, the Pension Rights Center

Mark Anson

CIO at the California Public Employees' Retirement System

Robert Monks

Founder, Institutional Shareholder Services

Steve Kandarian

Executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation


"What experience and history teach is this—that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it"—GWF Hegel, Philosophy of History, 1821

Brian Storms: CEOs to Watch

When the tide flows and the wind blows, being a chief executive of an investment management firm is bliss.