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San Joaquin County taps next CEO

Johanna Shick was named CEO of the $2.5 billion San Joaquin County Employees' Retirement Association after a unanimous vote by the system's board, confirmed spokesman Greg Frank.

The action took place at the Stockton, Calif.-based pension fund's board meeting on Jan. 13. Ms. Shick replaces Annette St. Urbain, who retired on Dec. 31.

Ms. Shick will formally start her duties on Jan. 23. She most recently had served as the assistant administrator/chief benefits officer for the $10.1 billion San Diego County Employees Retirement Association.