Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) on Monday announced a shakeup in its
executive team as three staffers were promoted in the wake of the CPPIB private investments head’s departure.
Senior Managing Director Mark
Jenkins will leave the C$287.3 billion (US$219.7 billion) pension fund on
September 16 to assume a “senior leadership role” at the Carlyle Group, CPPIB
He will be replaced by CPPIB’s
current direct private equity head Shane Feeney. Feeney’s role, meanwhile, will
be taken over by Ryan Selwood, a managing director within the direct private
CPPIB also announced the
creation of a real assets department, bringing together its real estate,
infrastructure, and agriculture investment groups to create “better alignment
with [the] strategic portfolio.”
Graeme Eadie, previously CPPIB’s
global head of real estate investments, will lead the new division.
Eadie, Feeney, and Selwood will
transition to their new roles effective immediately.
“These appointments demonstrate
the deep bench strength and investment expertise we have developed at CPPIB,”
said Mark Machin, CPPIB president and CEO. “Graeme, Shane, and Ryan have been
instrumental in a number of our major transactions and will no doubt continue to
provide superb leadership in their new roles.”
The leadership changes follow a
trio of promotions in June, when CPPIB named new senior managers within its
international investments team.
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