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Kevin McCreadie

President and Chief Investment Officer,
AGF Investments Inc.

AGF Management Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin McCreadie as President and CIO, AGF Investments Inc. In this role, he will provide direction and leadership to AGF’s investment management teams and lead the firm’s global institutional business.

Mr. McCreadie brings more than 30 years of investment management experience to AGF, with extensive expertise in retail and institutional asset management, direct portfolio management, and exposure to all major asset classes. With over a decade of combined experience as CIO for two major U.S. financial services firms, he has a history of generating returns within a solid risk framework.



David Blyth has joined Greystone Managed Investments as vice-president, defined contribution. He will help to serve and grow the company’s DC business.

Christopher Cartwright has joined the Canadian Centre for Retirement Innovation as its creative director. He was most recently president of the Financial Education Institute of Canada. Cartwright has decades of experience in the group retirement industry.

Bruce Cooper, currently vice-chair of TD Asset Management, will become chief investment officer effective January 2015. He will replace Satish Rai, who has decided to retire after 27 years with the company.

Patrick De Roy has moved to Eckler as the firm’s Quebec risk and investment practice leader. He was previously an institutional portfolio manager with Pyramis Global Advisors.

Gordon Fyfe is the new CEO and chief investment officer of British Columbia Investment Management Corp. He was previously president and CEO of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board.

Alain Malaket has joined the MS (Multi-Sector) Non-Profit Benefit Plan Administrators as executive director. He was previously with George Weston Ltd. and Loblaw Companies Ltd.

John McGrath has joined Willis Canada Inc. as senior vice-president, human capital practice leader in Vancouver.

The Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan (SHEPP) has appointed Alison McKay as CEO. She has been a member of SHEPP’s senior management team since 2008.

Geoff Moore is now with GE Asset Management as senior vice-president. He has 20 years of experience in the asset management industry.

Lori Park has returned to Mercer Canada as office leader for Halifax. She was previously with Bell Aliant for two years. Prior to that, she was with Mercer for 13 years.

Kim Siddall has joined Aon Hewitt as an associate vice-president. She was previously with AQ Group Solutions.

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