CPPIB names new global head of real assets
The C$316.7 billion ($244.7 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has named Ed Cass as senior managing director and global head of real assets.
He succeeds Graeme Eadie who will step back from his role as global head of real assets effective July 15. Eadie will continue to work with CPPIB in a general management role with a focus on investment approval processes.
Cass was formerly senior managing director and chief investment strategist for CPPIB. Cass will take on this new role effective July 15. Cass has been with CPPIB since 2008, initially heading up the global capital markets group. He subsequently led the global corporate securities group and then the global tactical asset allocation program, all within the public market investments department. Cass has more than 25 years of investment experience, including senior positions at Deutsche Bank Canada and TD Securities.
Separately, Neil Beaumont will join CPPIB as senior managing director and chief fin