The current head of global equity will take over the role for CEO Rob Sharps at the start of the new year.
The C$249.8 billion pension fund has named Stephen McLennan acting head of investments.
The $31 billion pension fund has also issued an RFP for a custodial services provider.
LACERA outperformed its benchmark by 140 basis points to raise its portfolio’s asset value to $73.6 billion.
He will succeed Rupal Bhansali, who is leaving to start her own firm.
Leo Grohowski will retire at the end of the year after 16 years leading the firm’s investment strategy.