Allyson Tucker, chief investment officer of the Washington State Investment Board, was named CEO effective Jan. 1, 2022.
David J. Hunter, executive director of the North Dakota Retirement & Investment Office, has resigned effective June 22.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirement System terminated J.P. Morgan Asset Management from a $35 million active core fixed-income portfolio.
Kelly Weller was chosen as executive director of the Chicago Firemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund, effective July 1, replacing Steve Swanson.
The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund promoted Toru Shindo to chief investment officer of the $80.3 billion fund.
Kroger Co. reached an agreement with four local unions to restructure the grocer's participation in two multiemployer pension funds.
Theresa Whitmarsh, executive director of the Washington State Investment Board, plans to retire at the end of the year.
Universities Academic Pension Plan is looking to conduct a search for one or more public equity managers before the end of the year.
St. Louis County Retirement Plan terminated LSV Asset Management from a $28 million active emerging markets equity portfolio.
Andrew Edgell was named senior managing director and global head of credit investments at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
Jacksonville City Retirement System cut its target to master limited partnerships and raised targets to emerging and international equities.
Public Sector Pension Investment Board formed a joint venture with real estate operating company Bridge Industrial.
Kentucky Public Pensions Authority added a total of $300 million to two existing open-end core real estate fund investments.
Funding ratios for U.S. corporate pension plans increased in April, driven by strong equity markets.
Ventura County raised targets to large-cap equity, private debt and private equity, and lowered absolute-return fixed income and Treasuries.
Kannan Venkataramani was named senior managing director, global equities, for the Ontario Municipal Employees' Retirement System.
Kansas City Employees' Retirement System is changing its manager of emerging managers program to a global equity focus.
Florida's Senate approved a bill that would close the Florida Retirement System Pension Plan to most new hires starting in mid-2022.
North Dakota State Investment Board named three finalists as it seeks a manager to run up to $240 million in a private-capital portfolio.
The Anne Arundel County pension fund made two follow-on private equity commitments totaling $50 million.
Xerox Corp. will contribute $130 million to its global pension plans in 2021.
Pinnacle West Capital Corp. plans to make voluntary contributions of up to $100 million to its defined benefit plans in 2021.
General Motors plans to contribute about $500 million to its non-U.S. pension funds in 2021 and about $70 million to its U.S. pension plans.
Deere & Co. expects to contribute $105 million to its pension plans in its fiscal year 2021, having contributed a similar amount last year.
Maine Public Employees' Retirement System increased its target to alternative credit to 7.5% from 5%.