Christianna Wood, senior investment officer of the $241.1 billion California Public Employees Retirement System, Sacramento, joined the advisory board of Governance for Owners, a proxy research and advocacy firm, according to a GO statement. CalPERS is an investor in Governance for Owners Group and also has a $200 million investment in the GO European Focus Fund, the GO statement said.
Bruno Allmendinger was also named to the advisory board. Mr. Allmendinger stepped down March 1 as CFO of Sulzer Ltd., Winterthur, Switzerland, as he plans to retire June 1. He was a trustee of its pension fund.
The advisory board brings together senior professionals with a range of skills pertinent to our investment analysis and engagements with companies, Peter Butler, Governance for Owners CEO, said in the statement.