CalSTRS, Boeing, Ford Foundation Among Winners of aiCIO Industry Innovation Awards

Wake Forest University, Eastman Kodak, Alberta Investment Management, and the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System round out the list of asset owner winners.

(December 3, 2011) – Winners and runners up were announced Thursday night for the 2011 aiCIO Industry Innovation Awards.

In the foundation category, the Ford Foundation took home the award. The runner up was The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

In the endowment category, the winner was Wake Forest University, while the runner up was the University of Chicago.

In the category for corporate pension plan (below $5 billion in assets), the winner was Eastman Kodak. The runner up was Xerox.

In the corporate pension (above $5 billion) category, Boeing was victorious, while Hewlett-Packard took runner-up honors.

In the public pension plan (below $15 billion) category, the Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System (MOSERS) won top honors. The Policeman’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago was the runner up.

For public pensions (above $15 billion), the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) was victorious. The runner up was the Florida State Board of Administration.

In the sovereign wealth fund category, the winner was Alberta Investment Management (AIMCo)/Alberta Heritage Fund, while the runner up was the New Zealand Superannuation Fund.

A full list of nominees can be found here.

A list of asset management and servicing awards—announced in September and awarded on Thursday night—can be seen here.

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