NETHERLANDS - Following his retirement this year, Jean Frijns, chief investment officer of the e160bn ABP, is to remain available to be called upon as adviser to the fund until 2008, at the request of the Board of Directors.
Roderick Munsters, currently CIO at PGGM, is to formally succeed Frijns – who retirees on July 1 – on April 1, following an introductory period. From when Munsters joins on March 1 until Frijns’ retirement, Frijns will act as deputy chairman of the board of directors of ABP.
“At the request of the board of directors, [Frijns] will remain available to be called upon in the capacity of adviser to ABP until January 1, 2008,” ABP said in a statement.
From April 1, the composition of the board of ABP Investments will be: Roderick Munsters, CIO and member of the board of directors of ABP, Ton Berendsen, chief operating officer, Jan Straatman, CIO capital markets, Paul Spijkers, CIO alternative investments and Jelle Mensonides, president of ABP Investments US.
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