James Davis appointed CIO at OPTrust

893383_megafone-1OPTrust has appointed James Davis to the role of chief investment officer, effective Sept. 8, 2015.

He has 28 years of leadership, strategy development, investment, and financial services expertise.

Most recently, he held the role of vice-president, strategy and asset mix and chief economist at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Before joining Teachers’, Davis was president of FuturesTrend Capital Corporation and vice-president and head, global fixed income and currencies at RBC Global Investment Management.

“James Davis is an accomplished strategic leader with an excellent track record,” says Hugh O’Reilly, president and CEO, OPTrust. “His skills will be a significant asset to OPTrust as we work to pay pensions today and preserve pensions for tomorrow for our over 86,000 members and retirees.”