Meredith Williams was named executive director of the $30 billion Public Employees Retirement System of Colorado, Denver, succeeding Robert J. Scott, who is retiring after 16 years.
Mr. Williams has been CEO of the $10 billion Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, Topeka, since 1991. A search committee has been formed to name his replacement. The KPERS board expects to have a short list of candidates by Aug. 15, with a final candidate selected by the end of August. Meanwhile, Joan Hancock, KPERS general counsel, will serve as interim CEO.