Several staffing assignments have been changed at Pensions & Investments to better serve readers, and a new reporter has been added to the staff:
Terry Williams will be taking an in-depth look at money managers in his new position; he had been the real estate reporter.
Marlene Givant Star, who covered mutual funds, now will specialize in private equity investing, real estate and venture capital.
Christine Williamson, previously the defined contribution reporter, succeeds Ms. Star on mutual funds.
Fred Williams, formerly a general assignment reporter, succeeds Ms. Williamson as the defined contribution reporter.
Mercedes M. Cardona will continue to cover the business of money management. She'll also specialize in master trust and master custody.
Joel Chernoff and Margaret Price, who lead P&I's international coverage, now also will report on global custody.
Patricia B. Limbacher, a Washington reporter, also will cover hospital trusts.
Steve Hemmerick continues to cover investment management technology and the West Coast; Paul G. Barr remains the risk management and derivatives reporter; and Vineeta Anand continues to cover Washington and corporate governance.
Susan Naese joined the staff as a reporter. She will concentrate on P&I Daily, a newsletter faxed to subscribers every business day. Ms. Naese is a graduate of Columbia College, Chicago, where she received a B.A. in magazine editing and publishing. She had been a part-time researcher for P&I while in college.