Institutional Investors

Ohio Schools taps CalPERS exec


Farouki Majeed will join the Ohio School Employees Retirement System in July as director of investments, moving from California back to the Midwest. He had been senior investment officer, asset allocation and risk management at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System for the past four years.

Prior to CalPERS, he was CIO of the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund of the United Arab Emirates, and held investment roles at the Ohio PERS, Orange County Employees Retirement System and the Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund.

Majeed replaces director of investments Robert Cowman, who officially retired at the end