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Kevin McCreadie

Janet McLellan
FSEAP Toronto

FSEAP Toronto is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet McLellan as President. Janet succeeds Keith Harding who recently retired. In this role, Janet will provide strategic direction and leadership to FSEAP Toronto.

Janet brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to FSEAP, having held senior operations, marketing management and business development positions across multiple industries. She has a history of building strategic partnerships and broader business relationships and maximizing an organizations’ growth potential. Janet will maintain focus on FSEAP’s well-established Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as well as a growing number of related organizational health services.



Mike Brown has joined State Street Global Advisors, Ltd. as a dedicated senior consultant relations liaison.

Sarah Butcher has joined Neuberger Berman as vice-president. She will be responsible for investment consultant relationships and institutional investors.

TMX Group has selected Lou Eccleston as its next CEO. He has more than 30 years of experience in information services, financial technology and capital market services.

Patrick Fournell has moved to Mawer Investment Management as an institutional portfolio manager.

Bill Gross has joined Janus Capital Group to manage its Global Unconstrained Bond Fund. He was previously managing director and chief investment officer of PIMCO.

PIMCO has named Daniel Ivascyn as its group chief investment officer. He has 23 years of investment experience. Also, two vice-presidents from the Newport Beach, Calif., office have moved to Toronto. Greg Hiltz will work closely with Ontario-based consultants and will also be responsible for business development. Jason Zambanini will lead the firm’s client servicing efforts in Ontario.

Fidelity Investments has named Abigail Johnson as its new CEO. She succeeds her father, Edward C. Johnson III, who will remain chairman of the firm.

Pyramis Global Advisors has appointed Jeff Lagarce president, effective Jan. 1, 2015. He succeeds Mike Jones, who will be leaving the company at the end of the year.

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has named its first chief operations officer, Rosemarie McClean.

Mercer has added three new executives to its business leadership team: Gerald Purgay is the firm’s global talent marketing leader; William Manuel has joined as North America talent growth leader; and Patrick Tomlinson is the North America talent region business leader.

Invesco Canada has appointed Vianne Xu to the role of assistant vice-president, client development, institutional investments.

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