Administrative appointments


  • Landis Zimmerman, the new Managing Director for Investments at the University, effective Jan. 19, is the former associate director of investments for the Rockefeller Foundation. He will be responsible for directing the management of Penn's endowment. Zimmerman (W'81, WG'85) received his B.S.Econ. and his M.B.A. in finance. His financial career began in 1981 as an assistant treasurer at Chemical Bank. He went on to become a vice president at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and then an associate director at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. before arriving at Penn.

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  • Odell Guyton was named Corporate Compliance Officer of the University Dec. 15. Guyton left his counsel position with Miller, Alfano & Raspanti, P.C., of Philadelphia to accept his current position. Besides working at Penn, he also sits on the board of Northwest Victim Services in Philadelphia and is on the executive committee of the Board of Trustees of his alma-mater, Moravian College. Guyton served as a prosecutor for the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, 1981-88, as the deputy district attorney, as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1988-93, and as a special assistant U.S. attorney.

-- Nathaniel Glasser

Originally published on February 12, 1998