US - Steven Goldstein has joined pension fund TIAA-CREF as executive vice president for public affairs.
Goldstein is also responsible for the organisation’s relationships with federal and state government officials and educational associations. Most recently, Goldstein advised McKinsey & Company on restructuring its communications group.
Before McKinsey, he was vice president and chief spokesperson for Dow Jones and its main subsidiary, The Wall Street Journal.
Earlier, he served in the first Bush administration.
TIAA-CREF is a diversified national financial services organisation managing $261bn in assets.
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