Ohio Police & Fire pension fund snares director from Chicago Police

John J. Gallagher was named executive director of the $12.4 billion Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund, Columbus, confirmed spokesman David Graham.

Mr. Gallagher is executive director of the $3 billion Chicago Policemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund. He could not be immediately reached for comment.

At Ohio Police & Fire, Mr. Gallagher will replace William J. Estabrook, who will retire on Dec. 31.