DENMARK - ATP has named its deputy CIO Henrik Gade Jepsen as chief investment officer.
The former deputy was named acting CIO when Bjarne Graven Larsen left the pension fund to join FIH Erhvervsbank as chief executive officer in December. (Global Pensions: 22 December 2010). He will now take on the role officially, reporting to director Lars Rohde in Denmark. The fund has yet to appoint a new deputy CIO.
Jepsen (pictured) joined ATP as head of fixed income in 1999 and became vice president in 2004. Prior to joining the firm he was head of department at the Danish mortgage bank RD. Before this, he was an economist at the International Monetary Fund from 1994-1997.
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