Kimberly Gayle Walker named WUSTL’s chief investment officer

Kim G. WalkerKimberly Gayle Walker has been named chief investment officer at Washington University in St. Louis, effective Nov. 1, 2006. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton announced the appointment. Walker comes to the university from her position as president and chief investment officer of Qwest Asset Management Company, part of Qwest Communications International Inc., where she oversees $14 billion in retirement and other assets and leads a staff of 23.