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Frier set to become CIO in September

Kenneth Frier, M.B.A. ’84 has been named Stanford Management Company’s (SMC) chief investment officer (CIO), a position he currently holds at the Hewlett-Packard Company. Frier is primed to manage the nation’s third-richest college endowment, a charge he will share with SMC president and chief executive officer John Powers, M.B.A. ’83.

Stanford seeks new CIO

Stanford University is searching for a chief investment officer (CIO) to help manage its endowment, but candidates for the position have not yet been disclosed. The post has been vacant since February 2008, when former chief investment officer Eric Upin stepped down to pursue a career with Sequoia Capital, a venture capital firm. Stanford recently…