March 30, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Bill Sweetnam has been named attorney-advisor at the Treasury Department and is expected to assume the role of Benefits Tax Counsel.
Deals and People
March 22, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Kathleen Oswald, 51, the auto industry's highest-ranking woman before resigning last November from DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler division, has joined Ford as executive director, Human Resources Customer Operations.
March 20, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - President Bush plans to nominate Ann Laine Combs to be Assistant Secretary of Labor.
March 9, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Frank Russell Company has hired Pamela Clancy Rotondo to the new position of Client Sales Executive for its global securities business, focusing on Russell's transition management business.
March 6, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Jim Wironen, formerly President of Morningstar's Institutional division, has joined online advice software provider Acumation as EVP of Sales and Marketing.
March 5, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Burkett Huey, Vice President for Benefits at PepsiCo, has been elected chairman of the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC).
February 20, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Delaware Investments, with $10 billion in assets, has named Rene Campis executive vice president of its retirement unit.
February 19, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In an effort to boost their defined contribution presence online, Barclays Global Investors, the nation's fourth largest defined contribution provider, has hired Sean Callinan to start a new online business unit.
When you're a $170 billion public fund, it's hard not to make waves. And when the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) made a $1 billion commitment to private equity, it definitely caught the attention - and imagination - of the investment community.
February 7, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Robert Angelica, chairman and chief executive officer of the AT&T Investment Management Corporation, was elected chairman of the Committee on the Investment of Employee Benefit Plan Assets (CIEBA) of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP).
Few plan sponsors have been as vocal, or as visible, in their commitment to private equity investments as the $170 billion California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), the nation's largest public pension system. Recently PLANSPONSOR's Editor-in-Chief and CEO Charles Ruffel sat down with Mark Anson, CalPERS' Senior Investment Officer for Global Equity, to discuss the current environment and prospects for the future.
February 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Hedge fund Web site PlusFunds.com has tapped former ING Group executive John J. Pileggi as its new president and chief executive.
January 30, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.COM) -- The U.S. Senate unanimously and expeditiously confirmed Elaine Chao as secretary of the Department of Labor (DOL) who sailed through her confirmation process without significant opposition.
January 29, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.COM)-Philip J. Lussier was named division vice president of CitiStreet's institutional business services covering defined contribution plans in the 401k, Taft-Hartley, corporate and government sectors.
January 28, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Possibly seeking to avoid another management schism such as the one which occurred at Chrysler and DaimlerBenz, Deutsche Bank has agreed to split asset management responsibilities between chairman Rolf Breuer and an American, Michael Philipp.
Jan. 25, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Bank of America Corp. (BoA) announced Thursday that Morgan Stanley Dean Witter executive Richard DeMartini was named to lead its $277 billion Asset Management Group.
January 10, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Heidi Miller, the former chief financial officer of Priceline.com and Citigroup, is joining Marsh & McLennan as vice chairman of its Marsh Inc. risk and insurance operations.
January 7, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Former chief investment officer Tom Flanigan last week lashed out at the state treasurer who had abruptly fired him on December 12, according to The Hartford Courant.
January 5, 2001 (HedgeWorld.com) - Bob Boldt, a former senior investment officer for the California Public Employees' Retirement System, has joined San Francisco-based Pivotal Asset Management, a $750 million money manager that oversees a cross-over hedge fund that invests both in public and private companies.
Jan. 2, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - There's a new Chief Investment Officer opening at State of Connecticut - but potential applicants might want to hold off on unpacking their bags. Incumbent Tom Flanigan, one-time CIO of the California State Teacher's Retirement System (CalSTRS), departed after less than two months on the job.