John graham Biography – John graham Wiki
John Graham is the President and CEO of CPP Investments. He was appointed President and CEO on February 26, 2021. He is responsible for leading CPP Investments and its investment activities. The Board of Directors of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) issued the following statement on February 26, 2021:
“Effective immediately, the Board is pleased to appoint John Graham as the new CEO of CPP Investments. In making its decision, the Board unanimously agreed John is ideally suited to lead the organization forward. He has been instrumental in helping to shape and execute CPP Investments strategy over the last decade as a longstanding employee and member of the senior management team with a successful track record of building and leading global investment businesses.
“As Chair of the Board, Heather Munroe-Blum expressed that John’s commitment to the organization, to his colleagues, and to CPP Investments unique mandate is unequaled. By consistently demonstrating deep knowledge of our operations, embracing a global mindset during his time in Asia, while delivering value as a founder and leader of a key investment department, John earned the Board’s unequivocal confidence.”
In 2018, he was appointed Senior Managing Director and Global Head, Credit Instrument Investments. In this role, he was responsible for global credit instrument investments.
Graham joined RPC Investments in 2008 and worked in the Global Portfolio Management group and the Private Equity department. He was appointed to lead the Credit Instrument Investments team in 2015 as Managing Director and Global Head.
Prior to joining RPC Investments, he spent nine years in research and strategy roles in Xerox’s Innovation group.
He holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a PhD from the University of Western, Ontario. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).