Vincent P. Brown and Loren D. Suter were named deputy executive officers of the $133 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, Sacramento.
They replace James H. Gomez, who left last year to become president and CEO of the California Association of Health Facilities. The job was divided in two after he left.
Mr. Brown will be deputy executive officer-operations, overseeing day-to-day administration, project planning, allocation of fiscal resources and public affairs, among other duties. He also will provide overall direction to technology policy and governance.
Mr. Suter will be deputy executive officer-benefits administration. He will oversee programs for retirement and health benefits and will provide long-term direction for their delivery, enhancements, additions and changes.
Mr. Brown was CalPERS' assistant executive officer of financial and administrative services. Mr. Suter was with the California Department of Insurance, where he has served concurrently as chief executive officer of its conservation and liquidation office and as deputy commissioner-administration and licensing services branch.
They will report to CalPERS Chief Executive Officer Fred R. Buenrostro Jr.