The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is making three key appointments to its executive team, effective immediately.

Its appointing Bernard Grzinic as executive managing director of capital markets, Steve Saldanha as executive managing director of total fund management and Robert Sturgeon as senior managing director of global investment strategy.

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Grzinic will lead the Ontario Teachers’ active risk taking in credit and absolute return strategy asset classes, while Saldanha will oversee the pension fund’s overall asset mix, managing its trading activities and integrating portfolio construction with treasury and funding capabilities. Sturgeon’s role will be responsible for assessing the global business environment, developing strategic responses to emerging global themes and cultivating strategic relationships for the fund.

“We are pleased to appoint our longstanding, experienced investments colleagues to their new leadership roles,” said Stephen McLennan, Ontario Teachers’ chief investment officer of asset allocation, in a press release.

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