DHR International completes Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. CIO search

April 1, 2016

Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Russell Read as Chief Investment Officer of Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, $52.4 billion sovereign wealth fund. Read will begin the new position on May 9. The search was completed by Managing Partner of the North American Financial Services Practice Carol Hartman and Partner Jim Schroeder.

Prior to joining the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp, Read was the CIO and deputy CEO of Gulf Investment Corp., Kuwait, a state-owned investment company. Before Gulf Investment Corp, Russell was the CIO of California Public Employees' Retirement System, and he was also the CIO at Deutsche Asset Management.

"I`m pleased to welcome Russell to our team," said Angela Rodell, Chief Executive Officer. “He has more than 30 years of serving in various leadership roles in the investment industry, and most recently worked as the Chief Investment Officer/Deputy Chief Executive of the Gulf Investment Corporation (Kuwait)."

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