The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is making two senior appointments.

The organization is appointing Maximilian Biagosch as its senior managing director, Europe regional head and head of direct private equity and Agus Tandiono as its senior managing director, regional head and head of fundamental equities Asia.

The promotions comes as part of a strategy to encourage the integration of the organization’s globe-spanning workforce, according to a press release. In their new roles, both Biagosch and Tandiono will represent their regions within the senior levels of the organization.

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In the release, John Graham, president and chief executive officer of the CPPIB, said the continued success of the organization requires embracing local insights and expertise. “Both Max and Agus are very well-positioned to lead our Europe and Asia operations, respectively, bringing with them diverse investment expertise, enterprise-wide knowledge and global experience.”

Biagosch, who has worked at the CPPIB since 2015, was most recently managing director and head of portfolio value creation. Prior to joining the organization, he was a vice-president at Deutsche Bank and a director at BNP Paribas in London.

Tandiano joined the CPPIB in 2014 to lead active fundamental equities and relationship investing activities in Asia. Earlier in his career, he was a portfolio manager and head of Asia equities for Citadel Investment Group and a regional portfolio manager for Fidelity Investments Inc.

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