Missouri Local Government picks executive director

Robert Wilson was named executive director of the $7 billion Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System, Jefferson City, effective July 1, a news release said.

He is replacing Keith Hughes, who has been with the pension fund since 1987 and will retire July 1 to his Black Angus cattle farm in south-central Missouri, according to the release.

Mr. Wilson is currently assistant executive secretary, member services. Mr. Hughes was not available to provide further information.