The Ontario Pension Board has appointed Chris Kautzky as its new chief investment officer.

Set to start May 1, 2019, Kautzky will succeed Ken Lusk who’s retiring this year.

For the past seven years, Kautzky has been a managing director at Aon Hewitt Investment Management Inc. Prior to that role, he was a partner at the firm’s investment consulting practice since 2000.

Read: OPB returns 1.8% in challenging investment environment

At the OPB, Kautzky will oversee the relationship with the fund’s asset manager, the Investment Management Corp. of Ontario, ensuring the latter conforms to the OPB’s investment policies. He’ll also be responsible for establishing the OPB’s strategic asset allocation and overseeing its implementation by the IMCO.

Copyright © 2019 Transcontinental Media G.P. Originally published on benefitscanada.com

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