Today marks another celebratory milestone for UPP, with the arrival of the Plan’s inaugural Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Aaron Bennett, and Senior Managing Director of Private Markets, Peter Martin Larsen.
Our investment approach is a cornerstone of our pension promise and core to our identity. The knowledge and expertise of these two leaders will be instrumental in establishing an innovative, risk-optimized investment strategy grounded on the Plan’s mission of retirement security and responsible investing.
“Today, UPP welcomes two seasoned, versatile investment leaders with global vision, deep expertise and a core commitment to sustainable investing. We could not ask for better ambassadors to help shape and lead UPP’s investment vision,” said Barbara Zvan, President & CEO.
As incoming CIO and a member of UPP’s Executive Leadership Team, Aaron will lead all aspects of UPP’s global investment strategy and risk management and operations.
Reporting to the CIO, Peter Martin Larsen joins as UPP’s Senior Managing Director, Private Markets, responsible for developing UPP’s private market strategy and building internal knowledge of global private marketplaces and emerging industries.