David Villa, SWIB Executive Director/CIO

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer David Villa has been named one of Trusted Insight’s 2019 Top 30 Public Pension Chief Investment Officers. The list highlights long-term investment leaders who have expertly navigated the markets time and again, especially now during the late market cycle. Villa was named to Trusted Insight’s top 30 chief investment officer lists in 2016 and 2017. In addition, Villa was recently honored as a finalist for Chief Investment Officer magazine’s Industry Innovation Awards in the category of risk management. He was recognized for leading the effort to create a robust and sophisticated investment strategy designed to meet the challenges of the financial markets head on, while helping grow and protect the fully funded Wisconsin Retirement System.


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