New York Life, the $24 billion mutual life insurance company, appointed John Fleurant deputy CFO, a new position for the company. He will retain his current roles as senior vice president of finance and controller. Fleurant, 50, pictured at right, joined New York Life in 2010 from Prudential Financial, where he was controller and earlier served as CFO for domestic businesses. Prior to Prudential, he was a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche for nine years.
California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Calpers), the $2 billion public pension fund with $243 billion in assets, named Cheryl Eason CFO, a new position for the fund. Eason, at left, most recently served as vice president of financial and plan board services at British Columbia Pension Corp. She has more than 25 years of financial management experience in the public and private sectors.