The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is adding Boon Sim to its board of directors.

Sim held senior leadership roles at Singapore-based investment house Temasek International between 2012 and 2017, most recently as president for the Americas, head of markets groups and head of life science and credit portfolios. Prior to his time at Temasek, he spent a 20-year career with Credit Suisse Group and its former iteration, First Boston Corp. His last position there was global head of merger and acquisitions.

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Sim also founded Artius Capital Partners, a New York private equity investment firm. He currently sits on the board of advisors for Yale University’s management school.

In other personnel news, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing Vincent Delisle as head of liquid markets, effective Aug 3., 2020.

He began his career as a securities trader in the 1990s with investment firm Eterna Financial Group and from there became a portfolio strategist with Desjardins Securities Inc. until 2004.

After that, he spent 14 years as director of equity research for Quebec and managing director of portfolio and quantitative strategy in the capital markets division at Scotiabank. Delisle’s most recent position before joining the Caisse was as co-chief investment officer at Hexavest Inc.

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In his new role, he’ll lead the Caisse’s equity and fixed income teams. He’ll also co-lead the investment funds and external management team and the global research team with Macky Tall, the Caisse’s head of real assets and private equity.

“Vincent Delisle has a global view of international equity markets and of the economy, proven experience in portfolio construction and a solid investment track record,” said Charles Emond, president and chief executive officer of the Caisse, in a press release. “He is skilled at identifying deep market trends, implementing value-creating strategies and then transforming them into rigorous and efficient decision-making processes.”

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