The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Board of Trustees appointed Andrew Junkin as the $100 billion pension fund’s chief investment officer.
He will being his new role in September as current VRS CIO Ron Schmitz prepares to retire in January 2023, working through the end of the year to provide continuity and facilitate an effective transition.
“Andrew has demonstrated vision and skill as an investor in both public and private sectors,” said VRS Board of Trustees Chair A. Scott Andrews. “He has led high-performing teams, worked collaboratively in a range of environments and developed . . .