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Regents appoint Jagdeep Singh Bachher as chief investment officer

Jagdeep Singh BachherThe UC Board of Regents on Jan. 23 appointed Jagdeep Singh Bachher, currently an executive vice president for one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment fund managers, as chief investment officer and vice president, investments, Office of the President.

In his new role, Bachher will be responsible for managing the more than $80 billion in assets that encompass UC’s pension, endowment, short-term and total return investment pools. After he joins the university on April 1, he will report directly to the Board of Regents on investment matters and to UC’s Chief Financial Officer Peter Taylor on administrative issues related to managing a group of more than 50 investment officers and staff.

Bachher, 41, succeeds Marie Berggren, who retired in July 2013 after 11 years of service.

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