Irshaad Ahmad is now serving as Canada Post Corp.’s chief investment officer and vice-president of the Crown corporation’s pension fund.

He joined Canada Post in February and brings more than 30 years of investment experience to the role, after serving as managing director and head of institutional Europe at Allianz Global Investors. Prior to that, Ahmad was U.K. chief executive officer and head of the U.K. and Nordics divisions at AXA Investment Managers and he’s also served as executive managing director for the U.K. at Russell Investments Canada Ltd., as well as a principal and national partner at Mercer Canada.

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In his role at Canada Post, Ahmad will establish and oversee the vision, priorities and investment plans for the company’s investment team and pension fund. He also sits as a member of the investment advisory committee and pension advisory council.