Edwin Cass Promoted to Chief Investment Strategist at CPPIB

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has announced the appointment of Ed Cass to the position of SVP and chief investment strategist and a member of the senior management team. He will be promoted from his current role as VP and head of global tactical allocation asset allocation in public markets. His new post will be effective April 1.

Cass will be replacing Donald Raymond who revealed he would be stepping down from the position effective March 31.

According to a statement, In his new role Cass will be responsible for “overall fund level investment strategy and will chair the Investment Planning Committee, which approves all new investment programs and oversees all portfolio risks, including passive, active, credit and liquidity risks.”

Prior to joining CPPIB, Cass held senior positions at Fortress Investment Group’s Drawbridge Relative Value Fund, Deutsche Bank Canada and TD Securities.



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