31 Aug hEDGE Announces First Keynote Speaker – CPPIB’s David Yuen, Vice-President & Head of Fundamental Investing
Toronto, ON (May 6, 2014): hEDGE is extremely excited to announce the first of an incredible roster of keynote speakers at hEDGE 2014, Mr. David Yuen, Vice-President & Head of Fundamental Investing at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”). Mr. Yuen has led an extraordinary career thus far, and we look forward to the valuable insights Mr. Yuen will share with the delegates at hEDGE 2014!
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About Mr. David Yuen
Mr. Yuen joined the CPP Investment Board in September 2012 in the role of Vice-President, Head of Fundamental Investing within the Public Market Investments department.
Prior to joining CPPIB, David held the positions of Chief Investment Officer, Global Value Long and Short Equity Strategies, and Co-CIO and Director of Research, U.S. Large Cap Value Equities at Bernstein Value Equities, Alliance Bernstein LP.
During his tenure at Bernstein, Mr. Yuen also held various roles including Director of Research – U.S. Large Cap Value Equities and Director of Research – Emerging Market Value Equities.
Mr. Yuen began his career with Bain & Company in Boston and then joined William Kent International to develop emerging markets initiatives where he was promoted to Partner. He then joined the Coleman Company to develop a business strategy for growth in China, ultimately acting as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Coleman Asia Limited.
He holds a B.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”) is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan (“CPP”) to pay current benefits on behalf of 18 million Canadian contributors and beneficiaries. In order to build a diversified portfolio of CPP assets, CPPIB invests in public equities, private equities, real estate, infrastructure and fixed income instruments. Headquartered in Toronto, with offices in London, Hong Kong, New York and São Paulo, CPPIB is governed and managed independently of the Canada Pension Plan and at arm’s length from governments. At December 31, 2013, the CPP Fund totaled C$201.5 billion. For more information about CPPIB, please visit www.cppib.com.