Robert Dole, former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential candidate, joined the advisory board of Tiger Management, the hedge fund run by Julian Robertson.
Mr. Dole's responsibilities include keeping the board apprised of legislative developments in Washington that can affect hedge funds, said Joyce Nelson, a spokeswoman for Mr. Dole, now special counsel at the Washington law firm of Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard McPherson & Hand.
Robert Hermann, chairman of the $20 billion Los Angeles County Employees' Retirement Association, died Tuesday of cancer at Norris Cancer Center in Los Angeles. Mr. Hermann also was chairman of the system's retirement board.
Mr. Hermann was first elected a trustee in the 1980s