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Michael Bradie

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE…WITH LEADERSHIP THAT TRANSFORMS

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE…WITH LEADERSHIP THAT TRANSFORMS.

  • May 3, 2021 May 3, 2021
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Aaron White

CIBC Asset Management appoints Aaron White to the position of…

CIBC Asset Management appoints Aaron White to the position of Vice-President, Sustainable Investments

  • April 30, 2021 April 30, 2021
  • 10:28

Carlo DiLalla

Doug MacDonald, MD & Global Head of Distribution of CIBC…

Doug MacDonald, MD & Global Head of Distribution of CIBC Asset Management Inc. announces the appointment of Carlo DiLalla as MD & Head, Institutional Asset…

  • April 12, 2021 April 12, 2021
  • 16:06

Oricia Smith

Sun Life Global Investments is pleased to announce the appointment…

Sun Life Global Investments is pleased to announce the appointment of Oricia Smith as the first female President of SLGI Asset Management Inc., and Senior…

  • April 8, 2021 April 8, 2021
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Elaine Yedlin, ASA, ACIA, Vice…

The Johnston Shaw leadership team proudly announced Elaine Yedlin, ASA,…

The Johnston Shaw leadership team proudly announced Elaine Yedlin, ASA, ACIA has joined the team as Vice President, Corporate Benefits, to lead JSI’s Corporate Benefit…

  • March 12, 2021 March 12, 2021
  • 18:24

Manfred Lau

Montez Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Manfred…

Montez Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Manfred Lau as President and Chief Executive Officer. Manfred is a proven leader with over 20…

  • February 25, 2021 February 25, 2021
  • 14:26

Satwik Misra

Anne Meloche, Head of Institutional Business, Sun Life Global Investments…

In his new role, Satwik will be leading our business development efforts and will service Clients in Ontario. For 15 years, Satwik has worked in…

  • December 10, 2020 December 10, 2020
  • 01:48

Laura Langdale and Sahar Rostami,…

To better serve the evolving needs of our customers and…

LAURA LANGDALE National Director, Growth and Client Service, Group, Mid Market Focusing on clients and advisors with under 1,000 employees, Laura brings strong leadership skills…

  • December 10, 2020 December 10, 2020
  • 01:25

Barbara Carnegie, Vice President, Payor…

William Chung, Senior VP, Payor Partnerships and Business Development and…

Barbara brings over 20 years of experience in group benefits and insurance industries in Canada, with expertise encompassing sales and marketing, product development, and operations.  Barbara’s deep insights…

  • December 10, 2020 December 10, 2020
  • 01:06

Green Shield Canada appointing Michael…

Green Shield Canada is appointing Michael Bradie as its new vice-president of growth and client service. He most recently served as Green Shield Canada’s director…

  • By: Staff
  • May 10, 2021 May 10, 2021
  • 09:00

CPPIB appointing Andrew Edgell senior…

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is appointing Andrew Edgell as senior managing director and global head of credit investments, effective immediately. “Andrew’s deep technical…

  • By: Staff
  • May 7, 2021 May 7, 2021
  • 09:00

AIMCo appointing Evan Siddall as…

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing the former head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. as its next chief executive officer. The investment manager said Evan Siddall…

Ontario Teachers’ appointing Tim Deacon…

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Tim Deacon (pictured) to succeed David McGraw as the plan’s new chief financial officer, effective April 19. He joins the…

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2021 March 30, 2021
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CAAT appointing Asif Haque chief…

The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Plan is appointing Asif Haque as chief investment officer, effective May 1. Haque has worked at the…

  • By: Staff
  • March 11, 2021 March 11, 2021
  • 09:00

Canada Post appointing Irshaad Ahmad…

Irshaad Ahmad is now serving as Canada Post Corp.’s chief investment officer and vice-president of the Crown corporation’s pension fund. He joined Canada Post in…

  • By: Staff
  • March 10, 2021 March 16, 2021
  • 09:00

CPPIB appointing John Graham as…

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is appointing John Graham (pictured) as its new chief executive officer, following the resignation of Mark Machin. Graham was…

Gallagher appointing Daniel Sullivan senior vice-president of benefits, HR

Gallagher appointing Daniel Sullivan senior…

Gallagher is appointing Daniel Sullivan as senior vice-president of its benefits and human resources consulting practice in Ottawa. Sullivan brings more than 10 years of…

  • By: Staff
  • February 12, 2021 February 26, 2021
  • 09:00
Caisse appointing David Morley managing director and head of Europe

Caisse appointing David Morley managing…

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing David Morley as managing director and head of Europe. He joins the Caisse after serving…

  • By: Staff
  • February 10, 2021 April 23, 2021
  • 09:00
Mercer Canada appoints Geoffrey Melbourne, Neil Lloyd to wealth group leadership roles

Mercer Canada appoints Geoffrey Melbourne,…

Mercer Canada is appointing Geoffrey Melbourne as partner and wealth Canada growth leader and Neil Lloyd as Western Canada wealth leader. Melbourne (pictured left) has…

  • By: Staff
  • January 28, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 09:00
Benefits Alliance Group appointing Mike Macoun new president

Benefits Alliance Group appointing Mike…

Mike Macoun joined the Benefits Alliance Group as the organization’s new president earlier this month. He brings nearly seven years of experience in the employee…

  • By: Staff
  • January 12, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 09:00
Morneau Shepell appointing Paula Allen global leader, senior VP research, total well-being

Morneau Shepell appointing Paula Allen…

Morneau Shepell Ltd. is appointing Paula Allen as global leader and senior vice-president of research and total well-being. She’s been with the company for 15…

  • By: Staff
  • January 7, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 09:00
Ontario Teachers’ appointing two senior managing directors

Ontario Teachers’ appointing two senior…

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Nick Jansa as senior managing director for its Europe, Middle East and Africa markets. Jansa will be based…

  • By: Staff
  • January 4, 2021 April 14, 2021
  • 15:00

IIROC nominates three candidates for…

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada is nominating three candidates for upcoming independent director positions on its board. The nominees — Malcolm Heins, Jennifer Newman and Laura…

  • December 10, 2020 January 23, 2021
  • 19:14

Blake Hutcheson succeeds Michael Latimer…

As reported in December 2019, Blake Hutcheson has succeeded Michael Latimer as the new chief executive officer of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, effective June…

  • December 10, 2020 March 11, 2021
  • 19:13

Alyssa Hodder joining International Foundation…

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans has appointed Alyssa Hodder as director of education and outreach for Canada. In the new role, she’ll be…

  • December 10, 2020 January 23, 2021
  • 19:13

IMCO appointing chief strategist, CPPIB…

The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is appointing Nick Chamie as chief strategist to lead the organization’s asset allocation, currency management and fixed income strategies…

  • December 10, 2020 February 9, 2021
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IMCO appointing chief strategist, CPPIB…

The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is appointing Nick Chamie as chief strategist to lead the organization’s asset allocation, currency management and fixed income strategies…

  • December 10, 2020 January 23, 2021
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CLHIA names Jean-François Chalifoux new…

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association is appointing Jean-François Chalifoux, chief executive officer of SSQ Life Insurance Co. Inc., as the new chair of its…

  • December 10, 2020 January 24, 2021
  • 19:10

Charles Emond, Jean Raby to…

The Investor Leadership Network is appointing Charles Emond, president and chief executive officer of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and Jean Raby, CEO of Natixis…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 19:10
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Caisse leveraging technology for investment,…

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is introducing a new structure to maximize its impact in technology. The integrated approach aims to leverage technology for…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 19:09
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Mark Wiseman appointed board chair…

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing Mark Wiseman as a board director and the chair of its board of directors, effective July 1, 2020. Wiseman will…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 19:08

Ontario Teachers’ appointing Karen Frank…

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Karen Frank as senior managing director of equities. Based in the pension fund’s London office, she’ll take on the new role in…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 19:07

Morneau Shepell appointing new retirement…

Morneau Shepell Ltd. is appointing Glen Oikawa as a client relationship partner, retirement solutions partner and Calgary office leader. In the new role, he’ll focus on…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 19:05

EMPEA appointing CPPIB’s Suyi Kim…

The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association is appointing Suyi Kim, head of Asia Pacific at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, to its board of…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
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Mawer shakes up equity strategies…

Jim Hall is stepping down as co-manager of Mawer Investment Management Ltd.’s Canadian and global equity strategies to focus his full attention on his responsibilities…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 19:04

CPPIB appointing new senior advisor…

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is appointing Guillaume Pepy as senior advisor for Europe. In the new role, which started July 1, he’ll engage with…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
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Blair Richards moves to CIO…

The Halifax Port ILA/HEA pension plan has appointed Blair Richards as its chief investment officer. After more than 20 years as chief executive officer, he…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 19:02

The Canada Pension Plan Investment…

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is adding Boon Sim to its board of directors. Sim held senior leadership roles at Singapore-based investment house Temasek International…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
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The Caisse de dépôt et…

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing Vincent Delisle as head of liquid markets, effective Aug 3., 2020. He began his career as a securities…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 18:59

University Pension Plan names Barbara…

The University Pension Plan’s board of trustees has named Barbara Zvan as the inaugural president and chief executive officer of the UPP. Established on Jan. 1,…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 18:58

Mercer Canada appointing wealth business…

Mercer Canada is appointing Teresa Palandra as leader of its wealth business. Palandra will be in charge of investment, wealth management and retirement services and solutions…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
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OMERS appointing Ingrid Chingcuanco as…

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.…

  • December 10, 2020 January 21, 2021
  • 18:56
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People Corporation adding Aon alums…

People Corporation Inc. is appointing two Aon alums to its team, effective July 31. Kim Siddall is vice-president of enterprise consulting for the West and Kevin Bell is…

  • December 10, 2020 January 21, 2021
  • 18:55
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iA Financial Group appoints Éric…

iA Financial Group is appointing Éric Jobin as executive vice-president of group benefits and retirement solutions. Jobin had been in the role, on an interim basis, since March 2020. He…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 18:55

Caisse appoints Marc-André Blanchard as…

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing Marc-André Blanchard as executive vice-president and head of CDPQ Global, effective Sept. 8, 2020. In the…

  • December 10, 2020 January 20, 2021
  • 18:54

AIMA Canada forming new executive…

The Canadian chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association is forming its new 2020-22 executive committee. Belle Kaura, vice-president of legal and chief compliance officer…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 18:52

Manulife names new head of…

Manulife Financial Corp. is appointing Sarah Miller Wright as head of Canadian operations. Miller Wright’s role will be to continue Manulife Canada’s work to reimagine…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 18:52

Ontario Teachers’ invests in supply…

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is leading a US$50-million series C funding round for Calgary-based 3D robotics supply chain company Attabotics Inc. The pension fund is making…

  • December 10, 2020 January 20, 2021
  • 18:51

OMERS Sponsors Corp. changing board…

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System’s Sponsor Corp. board is changing from a co-chair to a chair and vice-chair system. After discussions on changes to…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
  • 18:50

Mark Carney to head ESG,…

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is appointing Mark Carney as vice-chair and head of environmental, social and governance and impact fund investing. Carney is currently the United Nations’ special envoy…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
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Aon promoting Federico Cervantes, Erwan…

Aon is promoting Federico Cervantes and Erwan Pirou to global partners of the firm. Cervantes joined Aon in 2018 as associate partner and head of investment…

  • December 10, 2020 January 18, 2021
  • 18:49

CPPIB appoints first chief investment…

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is appointing Edwin Cass as its first-ever chief investment officer. In the new role, he’ll be responsible for total…

  • December 10, 2020 January 22, 2021
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Osler appointing Andrea Boctor to…

Osler Hoskin and Harcourt LLP is appointing Andrea Boctor as a partner in its pensions and benefits group. Boctor’s practice encompasses all areas of pensions…

  • December 10, 2020 January 18, 2021
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Proteus promoting three to senior…

Proteus is promoting Teimaz Binesh, Lewis Powell and Michael Scott to senior investment consultants. In their new roles, they’ll continue to provide investment consulting and governance…

  • December 10, 2020 January 18, 2021
  • 18:46

OMERS appointing Paul Brundage as…

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System has appointed Paul Brundage as deputy chair of investments, effective Oct. 1. Previously, he was executive vice-president of Europe…

  • December 10, 2020 January 18, 2021
  • 01:45

IMCO appointing new chief operating…

The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is naming Tony Algar as its new chief operating officer, effective Sept. 28. Algar joins the IMCO from the…

  • December 10, 2020 January 6, 2021
  • 01:43

Sun Life CEO Dean Connor…

Dean Connor, Sun Life Financial Inc.’s president and chief executive officer, is retiring, effective Aug. 6, 2021. Kevin Strain will take over as president and…

  • December 10, 2020 January 4, 2021
  • 01:24
Sun Life CEO Dean Connor retiring, Kevin Strain taking over in mid-2021

Sun Life CEO Dean Connor…

Dean Connor, Sun Life Financial Inc.’s president and chief executive officer, is retiring, effective Aug. 6, 2021. Kevin Strain will take over as president and…

  • By: Staff
  • December 2, 2020 April 28, 2021
  • 15:15