Jerrold Mitchell was named chief investment officer by the $30 billion Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board, Boston. Mr. Mitchell replaces Carol Casey, who stepped down in September. The job pays about $200,000 a year, said Dwight Robson, MassPRIM spokesman.
Mr. Mitchell worked for 26 years at Wellington Management, retiring in 1995 as a partner. At Wellington, he managed domestic and international equity portfolios for pension funds, endowments and mutual funds. Since 1995, Mr. Mitchell has been studying comparative religion at Harvard and Episcopal divinity schools, earning his doctorate this month.