The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System is appointing Ingrid Chingcuanco as vice-president of pension operations.

She joined the OMERS nearly eight years ago as director of pension policy. In that role, she provided pension policy and project leadership for several initiatives, such as public sector divestments affecting the pension fund and enhancements to its additional voluntary contributions program.

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Before she joined the OMERS, she worked at Ontario’s ministry of finance, where she was director of operations and funding for the short-lived Ontario Retirement Pension Plan, manager of the pension benefits standard policy and a senior policy advisor.

Chingcuanco began her career as an actuarial associate at Hewitt Associates — before it became Aon Hewitt — and was also a senior actuarial analyst at the Financial Services Commission of Ontario and manager of pension policy at the Ontario Ministry of Government Services.