Ontario has established a nominating council to provide advice and recommendations to the government on the appointment of the initial board of directors for the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Administration Corporation (ORPP AC).

The council is comprised of David Dodge, Claude Lamoureux and Gail Cook-Bennett.

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Dodge, a former Bank of Canada governor and former federal deputy minister of finance, will chair the council.

Lamoureux was president and CEO of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan from 1990 to 2007. He co-founded the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance and is a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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Gail Cook-Bennett was the first chair of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, a position she held from 1998 to 2008. She’s currently the board chair of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

The council will consider the required range of abilities, experience, and skills, assess potential nominees against these criteria and recommend nominees to the government.

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