Joseph A. Fox was named executive director of the $8.5 billion Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, Oklahoma City, effective Nov. 1, said a news release from the pension fund.
Mr. Fox was named interim director in September, replacing Tom Spencer who was named executive director of the $14.1 billion Oklahoma Teachers' Retirement System, Oklahoma City, in August. Mr. Spencer had been filling in as interim director at OTRS since March. He replaced James Wilbanks, who was terminated by the OTRS board in October 2013.
Mr. Fox has served as the pension fund's general counsel since 2005.
Messrs. Fox and Spencer and DeWayne McAnally, board chairman, could not immediately be reached for additional information.