SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the conclusion of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Pension & Investment Institute (PPI), Theresa J. Whitmarsh completed her third year as board chair. Whitmarsh is succeeded by Adrian Orr, chief executive officer of the New Zealand Super Fund.
"Theresa was at the start of her term as PPI's board chair when I became PPI's president in 2014, so I have a particular affinity and affection for her and a deep respect for her leadership of PPI. Theresa is regarded as a 'rock star' among her peers, and that stellar reputation is certainly well deserved. PPI is fortunate that Theresa will continue to serve on the board until her board term ends in 2019," said PPI President Lionel C. Johnson.
Whitmarsh also serves as executive director of the Washington State Investment Board and chair of the Council of Institutional Investors. She is a past director of the International Centre for Pension Management, and she serves on the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance Advisory Board and the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Investing.
About PPI: Pacific Pension & Investment Institute (PPI) is a global organization with individual and institutional members from leading pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations, commercial asset management and other investment experts. Our members' investment decisions impact the prosperity and security for hundreds of millions of beneficiaries and stakeholders today and for future generations.
PPI has held forums for over two decades that inform the investment decisions of the world's major institutional investors as they relate to Asia, the Pacific Rim, and the world. These forums, exclusively for members, are conducted in a collegial, trusted and marketing-free environment, which allows in-depth and off-the-record dialogue. This tradition of thought leadership and candid conversation are coveted aspects of the PPI experience. For more information visit: www.ppi.institute.
Mark Mancao, Communications & Technology Director
Pacific Pension & Investment Institute
465 California Street, Suite 610
San Francisco, CA 94104
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