Eastman Director Honored by Institutional Investor Magazine
KINGSPORT, Tenn., May 20, 2011 – Ralph Egizi, Director, Benefits Finance & Investments, Eastman Chemical Company, was honored by Institutional Investor magazine as the Small Corporate Pension Manager of the Year. Egizi received the award at a ceremony in New York City on May 16.
Award-winning Institutional Investor magazine is considered one of the world’s foremost financial publications. Its U.S. Investment Management Awards recognize U.S. institutional investors, as well as U.S. money managers in more than 20 asset classes and strategies who stood out in the eyes of the investor community for their exceptional performance, risk management and service. Manager winners were selected by the editors of the magazine based on the results of a survey of U.S. institutional investors.
“While I am deeply honored to receive this award, I do so on behalf of the many people that it takes to help a fund become successful,” said Egizi. “Recognitions such as this go beyond one person, and extend to the investment community, including managers and advisors, and to my talented colleagues and co-workers at Eastman.”
Egizi joined Eastman in 1999 where, in addition to other financial responsibilities, he currently manages the company’s greater than $3 billion in employee benefit assets. He has over 30 years of corporate finance experience of which over 20 years has involved retirement plan asset management. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and finance from the Michigan State University Honors College.
For more information about the Institutional Investor magazine's 2nd Annual U.S. Investment Management Awards, please visit www.usinvestmentawards.com.