May 9, 2014
External Affairs Branch
(916) 795-3991
Robert Udall Glazier, Deputy Executive Officer
Brad Pacheco, Chief, Office of Public Affairs
Contact: Joe DeAnda, Information Officer

SACRAMENTO, CA - Anne Simpson, CalPERS Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Global Governance, has been elected to the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) Board of Directors.

CII is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association of pension funds and endowments and a leading voice for effective corporate governance and strong shareowner rights. CII members collectively have more than $3 trillion in assets under management.

Simpson will serve on the CII Board of Directors for the 2014-15 Fiscal Year, beginning on July 1, 2014.

CalPERS is the largest public pension fund in the U.S., with more than $285 billion in assets. CalPERS administers health and retirement benefits on behalf of 3,064 public school, local agency and State employers. There are more than 1.6 million members in the CalPERS retirement system and more than 1.3 million in its health plans. For more information about CalPERS, visit