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CalPERS Names Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

CEO Marcie Frost announced that CalPERS has named Marlene Timberlake D’Adamo as our first chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer (CDEIO), effective immediately. Timberlake D’Adamo has been serving dual roles at CalPERS as chief compliance officer and interim chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer since June of 2020.

“CalPERS has a longstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and this new position will help us implement a systemwide approach to DEI efforts. We serve a diverse population of members and our workforce and operations should reflect the same,” Frost said. “Marlene is a seasoned executive who is passionate about this work and thoughtful in her approach to developing our DEI framework presented to the CalPERS board in March. Under her leadership, CalPERS will strengthen its commitment to DEI.”

More details about the new position can be found in our news release.