George Diehr on Wednesday was elected chairman of the investment committee by the board of the $167.3 billion California Public Employees Retirement System, Sacramento.
Priya Mathur was elected vice chairwoman of the committee. Both have been on the board since 2003.
Other key committee appointments also were made. Louis F. Moret was named chairman and Ms. Mathur, vice chairwoman, of the performance and compensation committee. Kurato Shimada is the chairman and Rob Feckner, vice chairman, of the benefits and program administration committee. For the health benefits committee, Ms. Mathur was named chairwoman and Mr. Diehr, vice chairman, while Tony Oliveira is the new finance committee chairman and Henry Jones is vice chairman.