Pension Funds

CPPIB global head of investment partnerships to depart; 4 promoted to senior managing director

Pierre Lavallee, senior managing director and global head of investment partnerships at the C$337.1 billion ($267.1 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Toronto, is leaving the board effective May 2, according to a news release.

Officials at CPPIB did not respond to a request by press time for information on where Mr. Lavallee will be going or who will replace him.

Separately, CPPIB also named four new senior managing directors, according to the release

John Graham was named will be head of the board's credit investment team; Suyi Kim, head of Asia-Pacific; Deborah Orida, global head of active equities; and Poul Winslow, global head of capital markets and factor investing.

The four had been managing directors at CPPIB: Mr. Graham was global head of principal credit investments; Ms Kim, head of Asia; Ms. Orida, head of private equity Asia; and Mr. Winslow, head of thematic investing and external portfolio management.

Also, Senior Managing Director Shane Feeney was named global head of private equity; he had been global head of private investments.

The changes are part of a restructuring of the board's senior executives, according to the release.