Meyer Eisenberg today was named acting director of the SEC's division of investment management. He replaces Paul Roye - whose last day at the SEC was today - until a permanent replacement for Mr. Roye is named. Mr. Eisenberg has been deputy general counsel at the SEC since 1988. Mr. Roye announced earlier this year that he planned to return to the private sector.
Kenneth L. Shaffer, chief investment officer of the $29.9 billion Los Angeles County Employees' Retirement Association, Pasadena, Calif., retired. He had served in that post since 1995. Lisa Mazzocco, deputy CIO, is interim CIO while a search for a permanent replacement is under way. The search is being handled internally. Applications are due April 29. Additional information is available on LACERA's website at www.lacera.com.
Mary Griesser was named a director of investments at the $2.5 billion Duke Endowment, Charlotte, N.C. She will be responsible for private equity investments. It is a new position, created by a realignment of duties at the endowment, said John Roberson, a spokesman for the fund. Ms. Griesser was a director in the strategic advisory group of Wachovia Capital Markets.
Nanette Buziak was hired as senior vice president and head of U.S. equity trading at ING Investment Management, replacing Nancy Postel, confirmed ING spokeswoman Tracey Gordon. Ms. Postel was based in Hartford, Conn., but did not want to move to New York when the firm consolidated its equity trading in New York, Ms. Gordon said. Ms. Buziak was a senior portfolio manager for JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management's $25 billion U.S. Structured Equity Enhanced index portfolio. Information on her replacement was not available.