CPPIB announces appointments to senior management team

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Mark Machin, President & CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has announced the following appointments:

Alain Carrier has been appointed Senior Managing Director, Head of International and has joined the CPPIB’s Senior Management Team. Previously, Alain was Managing Director, Head of Europe for CPPIB. In this role, Alain will be responsible for CPPIB’s international investment activities and will also continue as Head of Europe. Alain has more than 23 years of financial industry experience, and has been with CPPIB since 2008. Past experience includes senior roles at Goldman Sachs & CO. in the Investment Banking division in New York and London.

Suyi Kim has been appointed Managing Director, Head of Asia and will report to the Head of International. Previously, Suyi has oversaw the private equity business in Asia as Head of Private Equity Asia. As Head of Asia, Suyi will be responsible for overseeing CPPIB’s significant portfolio of Asian investments. Suyi joined CPPIB nine years ago, establishing CPPIB’s first international office in Hong Kong. Suyi’s previous experience includes Teacher’s Private Capital, The Carlyle Group, McKinsey & Co. and PricewaterhouseCoopers..

Deborah Orida has been appointed Managing Director, Head of Private Equity Asia and will be responsible for leading private investments in Asia with a focus on both direct private equity investments and fund commitments. Deborah was most recently Managing Director, Head of Relationship Investments International and responsible for significant minority investments in public companies in Asia and Europe. Deborah joined CPPIB in 2009 and has been located in Hong Kong since 2012. Prior to joining CPPIB, Deborah spent nine years at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York and Toronto advising management teams and boards on M&A and financing transactions.

These appointments are an excellent reflection of both the deep bench strength and great international experience we have within CPPIB,” said Mark Machin.

These appointments were effective June 212016.

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