Thursday, June 7, 2007


The Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana has hired a new Chief Investment Officer, the magazine Global Pensions reports.

Robert Leggett has been named chief investment officer of the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL).

He will take charge on 1 August 2007 and be responsible for the strategic direction of the TRSL portfolio.

Leggett has 18 years of senior management experience with public pensions, most recently serving as executive director of the New Hampshire Retirement System, which holds US$5.4 billion in assets.

Prior to that, he served as chief investment officer at the Kentucky Retirement Systems, overseeing $13 billion in assets.