News Release

News Release

ICI Names Annette Capretta To Lead ICI Global Legal Team

ICI veteran expands role to represent association on a global stage

Washington, DC; May 24, 2022—The Investment Company Institute (ICI) has named Annette Capretta as Chief Counsel of ICI Global. Capretta, who is currently an associate general counsel at ICI, will bring her significant legal expertise and deep industry experience and insight to the Institute’s international team. As Chief Counsel, Capretta will guide the Institute’s international legal program in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere for the benefit of ICI members and long-term investors.

“Annette’s appointment to ICI Global is a key step for us as we build a top-notch legal and policy team to advocate on behalf global regulated funds around the world. Annette’s legal expertise and years of experience have guided the Institute through complex policy and regulatory issues with deft poise,” said Michael N. Pedroni, Chief of ICI Global. “There are few people like Annette, who understand the issues facing industry and can connect the dots across borders in the best interests of long-term investors.”

“ICI Global’s membership is unparalleled and the issues they navigate span every continent,” said Capretta. “I’m looking forward to joining the ICI Global team and continuing my service at the Institute.”

Since 2020, Capretta has served as an associate general counsel at ICI, where she focused on sustainable investing and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters. Prior to her role as associate general counsel, she worked as deputy managing director of the Independent Directors Council, advocating policy positions impacting fund governance and shareholder interests. Before joining ICI, Capretta worked at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a senior risk advisor and branch chief and in private practice. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Capretta attained her law degree from the University of Virginia’s School of Law.