Year-end 2010 precipitates leadership changes at US endowments, pensions

Thu Feb 3, 2011

Amy Falls Chris McDonough Richard Ingram
Trustees ended 2010 on a high note in many cases hiring new investment leadership that is now settling in to rebuild a number of portfolios across the US.

Philips Academy, Georgetown University, Philadelphia Board of Pensions and the New Hampshire Retirement System are all searching for new leadership after the recent number of high profile hires across the US in the last couple months.

Amy Falls will join Rockefeller University as chief investment officer and vice president for investments on 4 April. She is currently the chief investment officer for Phillips Academy, which has endowment assets of nearly $800 million. She led the effort to set up the investment office in 2005.

At Rockefeller, Falls will oversee the investment office that handles the $1.8 billion endowment. "Amy’s experience managing investments in the private sector coupled with her successful management of a non-profit endowment...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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