Farouki A. Majeed was named chief investment officer of the new Abu Dhabi Retirement Pension & Benefit Fund, according to an e-mail from Mr. Majeed. He resigned as deputy director of investments at the $58.7 billion Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Columbus, in May. The Abu Dhabi fund serves nationals of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Mr. Majeed said. He will build a new investment program, implement an investment policy and develop an investment team. Further details could not be learned by press time.