Rahul Khasgiwale, CFA, CAIA
Standard Life Investments Inc.
Standard Life Investments is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rahul Khasgiwale as Investment Specialist.
Rahul has joined the Investment Solutions team; he is responsible for providing support to Standard Life Retail and Institutional distribution and servicing teams, in the role of investment specialist in absolute return solutions such as Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS).
Rahul has over 12 years of experience in the investment industry, in diverse global markets including the United Kingdom, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and Canada. This extensive experience will make him an excellent asset to the team.
Jane Ambachtsheer has been appointed to the Ontario Securities Commission’s investor advisory panel. She will continue in her current role as partner and global head of responsible investment with Mercer during her two-year term.
Ira Gluskin and Gerald Sheff, co-founders of Gluskin Sheff, will retire from the company’s board in mid-December. Both will be appointed honorary directors of the company.
BMO Capital Markets has named Michael Gregory as its new deputy chief economist and head of U.S. economics.
Thomas James is now partnering with The Consulting House as an executive advisor, employee benefits and wellness.
The BNY Trust Company of Canada has appointed Paul Kamin as vice-president and business development officer for Eastern Canada. He was previously with CIBC Wholesale Banking.
H. Clare Pitcher has joined PBI Actuarial Consultants as a senior consulting actuary. He has more than 30 years of industry experience.
State Street Global Advisors has appointed Susan Raynes to a new role as the global head of consultant relations. She was previously the head of SSgA U.K., Middle East and Africa.
Gord Ripley has joined Sun Life Financial as director, client relationships, defined benefit solutions.
Towers Watson has hired Edward Root as a senior pension risk transfer expert in the North American retirement business. He previously worked at MetLife and Transamerica. Root began his career at Towers Perrin.
Cynthia (Cindy) L. Rynne has joined PBI Actuarial Consultants as a senior consulting actuary, bringing with her more than 20 years of industry experience.
Riley St. Jacques has joined PBI Actuarial Consultants as a senior consulting actuary.
Northern Trust has named Arti Sharma as head of its Canadian operations. Previously, she was a principal and custody practice leader with Mercer, also responsible for business development for Mercer Sentinel services.
Peter Shena, senior vice-president, pensions and stakeholder relations at OPB has been appointed to the board of the Financial Planning Standards Council for a three-year term.
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