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BlackRock appoints Mark Wiseman as senior managing director

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New York, N.Y., USA - BlackRock, an investment firm, has named Mark Wiseman as incoming senior managing director and a member of the global executive committee.

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Mr. Wiseman assumed the role of President & CEO of CPP Investment Board in 2012 and has been responsible for leading all investment and non-investment activities.

He first joined CPPIB in 2005 as the organization's Senior Vice-President, Private Investments.

Mr. Wiseman was later named Executive Vice-President, Investments, responsible for managing all of the investment activities of CPPIB - Public Market Investments, Private Investments and Real Estate Investments.

Prior to joining CPPIB, Mr. Wiseman was responsible for the private equity fund and co-investment program at the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.

Previously, he was an officer with Harrowston Inc., a publicly traded Canadian merchant bank and a lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell, practicing in New York and Paris.

He also served as a law clerk to Madam Justice Beverley McLachlin at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. Wiseman holds a BA from Queen's University and a law degree and MBA from the University of Toronto.


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