WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The following statement is attributable to California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) Director of Corporate Governance Anne Sheehan:
“While CalSTRS is disappointed Trian did not prevail in their bid to seat a slate of nominees to the DuPont Board of Directors, we are encouraged by the changes Trian Partners have driven at the company. DuPont has acted on many of Trian’s early recommendations and, as partners with Trian, we are prepared to work from the outside toward long-term growth in collaboration with the board.
Cassandra Lichnock is the chief operating officer (COO) of CalSTRS, the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. Ms. Lichnock oversees the Benefits and Services, Plan Design and Communication, Technology Services, BusinessRenew and Administrative Services branches, as well as the Audit Services and Enterprise Strategy Management Divisions and is responsible for the system’s strategic initiatives, programs and internal operations.
Brian Bartow is the general counsel of CalSTRS, the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. He is the primary legal adviser to the Teachers’ Retirement Board and heads the fund’s Legal Services team, as well as its Office of Ethics and Compliance, Office of Information Security and Community Property Division.
Mr. Ailman is the chief investment officer of CalSTRS, the world’s largest educator-only pension fund, where he oversees an investment portfolio valued at approximately $193.1 billion as of April 30, 2015.
Lisa Blatnick is the chief of administrative services at CalSTRS, the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. Ms. Blatnick is responsible for the activities in the Facilities Management and Procurement, and Human Resources divisions.
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