CIO Spotlight

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CIO Profile: Rich Nuzum (Mercer)

Rich Nuzum determines his clients’ sources of competitive edge and then matches them to investments that are less correlated to stock markets. In order to achieve diversification in an...
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CIO Profile: Raphael Arndt (Australian Future Fund)

Raphael Arndt didn’t begin his career as an investor; but rather as an infrastructure engineer right out of school in 1992. He came to investing—in 2001—out of frustration, after an infrastructure...
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CIO Profile: Bob Watson (FCA, US)

Bob Watson is a 32-year veteran of FCA US. He tells CIO that a passion for cars brought him to the business straight out of school, and even though...
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CIO Profile: Elisabeth Bourqui (ABB Group)

Zurich-based ABB is one of the largest engineering companies in the world. Because of its global presence, the company also has a global population of pension plan participants, which...
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Interrogation: Harshal Chaudhari

Harshal Chaudhari became IBM’s new CIO barely a year ago, in 2016, upon being tapped internally from his CFO post. It followed a gradual ladder climb, which he began...
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Interrogation: Brian Pellegrino

In 2017, UPS announced it would freeze benefits to 70,000 non-union active employees in the management defined benefit plan by 2023. Its other non-union and union plans will remain...
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Interrogation: Bob Hunkeler

His thoughts on date triggers, derivatives, and International Paper’s $1 billion debt offering to fund its DB plan.