Karen Carraher was hired as director of finance and chief financial officer for the $45.1 billion Ohio Public Employees' Retirement System, Columbus, The search to replace Mark Snodgrass began in August; it was unclear why Mr. Snodgrass left.
Ohio PERS' officials did not return calls seeking information on Ms. Carraher's background.
Additionally, Ohio PERS is searching for a corporate governance officer, a new position, to lead the fund's corporate governance strategy. According to a job posting on the fund's website, the person would serve as the main contact on corporate governance matters, handle proxy voting and administration, monitor and advocate for corporate governance legislation and coordinate all those duties with the fund's executives and board of trustees. Hudepohl & Associates, Worthington, Ohio, is handling the search, which is expected to take three to four months. Interested parties can send resumes to Brenden Gallagher at [email protected]