Ontario Teachers’ names Jo Taylor next president and CEO

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has named Jo Taylor as its new president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

Currently executive managing director of global development at the pension fund, Taylor will succeed Ronald Mock, who is retiring on Dec. 31, 2019, after nearly two decades at Ontario Teachers’.

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“We selected Jo because he will be an excellent driver of the Ontario Teachers’ brand and for his ability to advance the organization’s global effectiveness and build for the future,” said Steve McGirr, board chairman, in a statement. “We believe that Jo will enhance the total fund approach, address the challenges of today’s investment environment and uphold the tradition of successfully delivering on the pension promise for our members.”