Adam Tosh was named CIO of $16 billion Kentucky Retirement Systems. He replaces John Krimmel, who resigned in May. William Hanes, executive director of the system, did not return calls seeking comment.
Israel Goldowitz was named acting chief counsel of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., replacing Jeffrey B. Cohen, who left Jan. 4. Mr. Cohen joined the law firm Ivins, Phillips & Barker as a partner to lead the firm's employee benefits litigation practice group, according to a news release. Mr. Goldowitz, a PBGC deputy chief counsel, will serve as chief counsel until a permanent successor is named, according to PBGC spokesman Gary Pastorius.
Philipp Levy was named senior vice president at Laurus Capital Management, said spokesman Justin Perras. He will be responsible for global marketing and investor relations. He replaces Dennis Pollack, who was promoted to senior managing director of corporate development and business operations. Previously Mr. Levy was managing director at Paulson & Co., a hedge fund, responsible for investor relations in Europe, confirmed Paulson spokesman Armel Leslie. The company plans to replace him.