Commonfund Leadership Changes

June 7, 2018  | by Commonfund

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Commonfund Appoints Mark Anson Chief Executive Officer
Deborah Spalding and Kristofer Kwait appointed Deputy CIOs 

Wilton, CT, June 7, 2018 – Commonfund, an asset manager for endowments, foundations and public pension investors with $25 billion in assets under management, announced today that its Board of Trustees has unanimously appointed Mark Anson as President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the firm, succeeding Catherine Keating, who will be leaving Commonfund at the end of the month and has accepted a senior position at BNY Mellon.  Mr. Anson will continue to serve as the Chief Investment Officer and the Chairman of the Boards of Commonfund Capital Inc. and Commonfund Asset Management Company, Inc.

“Commonfund is very fortunate to have a highly experienced leadership team,” said Dr. Robert B. Litterman, Chairman of Commonfund’s Board of Trustees.  “I have known Mark Anson for 25 years.  He is a seasoned investment professional who has successfully led some of the world’s largest asset management platforms.  The Board and I are highly confident in Mark’s ability to lead Commonfund through its next exciting phase of growth.”

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