The Pension Investment Association is appointing a new chair, vice-chair and secretary-treasurer for 2022.
Sean Hewitt, chief executive officer of the Toronto Transit Commission Pension Fund Society, is the organization’s new chair. His previous roles include director of pension assets at the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. and senior analyst of investments at Mercer Canada.
Graeme Hay, chief investment officer at Manitoba’s Teachers’ Retirement Allowances Fund, is the PIAC’s new vice-chair. With nine years at the TRAF, his previous roles include vice-president of investments, director of investments, director of investment strategy and senior manager of strategy and research. Previously, he was an investment analyst at Wellington West Asset Management, which was acquired by National Bank Financial Group in 2011, and a senior asset-liability management analyst of investments at Great-West Life Co.
Gemma Gillis, senior manager of business management at the Investment Management Corp. of Ontario, is the PIAC’s new secretary-treasurer. Previously, she was operations manager at the Ontario Pension Board and manager in administrative services at Hillsdale Investment Management Inc.
And Cheryl Shea, manager of pension assets at the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. will join the board of directors. Previously, she was a senior investment consultant at Mercer Canada and held several roles at Nova Chemicals Corp., including leader of pension investments and senior pension analyst.