Nicole Musicco was named senior vice president, public equities at the C$171.4 billion ($130.4 billion) Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Toronto, effective Jan. 1, said Deborah Allan, pension fund spokeswoman.
She will replace Wayne Kozun, who is leaving the pension fund on Oct. 31; his plans are not known. In the two-month interim before Ms. Musicco's arrival, Bjarne Graven Larsen, chief investment officer, will oversee those duties. Ms. Musicco will lead the pension fund's public equities portfolio, which had C$78.8 billion in assets as of Dec. 31.
Ms. Musicco is currently regional managing director, Asia-Pacific, and head of the pension fund's Hong Kong office, which she opened in September 2015. Ms. Allan said her replacement there will be announced at a future date.