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Vestcor Inc. is appointing Sean Hewitt as president and chief executive officer, effective mid-April. He’ll succeed John Sinclair, who announced his retirement last November after leading the investment organization for 20 years. Read: New Brunswick’s Vestcor CEO John Sinclair to retire Hewitt has nearly 20 years of progressive experience within the pension and investment industries […]

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  • February 12, 2024 February 14, 2024
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has renewed the mandate of president and chief executive officer Charles Emond for a five-year period concluding Feb. 6, 2029. In a press release, Jean St-Gelais, chair of the Caisse’s board of directors, noted during the last four years under Emond’s leadership, the investment organization “has delivered […]

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  • February 9, 2024 February 9, 2024
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The Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System is appointing Celine Chiovitti as chief pension officer, effective Feb. 6, 2024. In the new role, she’ll continue to oversee 400 employees at the OMERS who provide pension administration for more than 600,000 plan members. Read: OMERS Ventures appointing Michael Yang as managing partner, head of ventures Chiovitti first […]

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  • February 7, 2024 February 7, 2024
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An article on how the federal government should ensure its new Canadian Dental Care Plan doesn’t displace existing employer-sponsored dental coverage was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com. Here are the top five human resources, benefits, pension and investment stories of the past week: 1. Tax credit could ensure national dental-care plan doesn’t displace employer-sponsored coverage: expert […]

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  • January 19, 2024 January 18, 2024
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is making four key appointments to its executive team, effective immediately. The investment organization has appointed Stephen McLennan as chief investment officer of asset allocation and Gillian Brown as CIO of public and private investments, as well as Jonathan Hausman as chief strategy officer and Nick Jansa as executive managing director. Read: […]

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  • January 12, 2024 January 12, 2024
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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Pierre Cherki as executive managing director if its new in-house real estate asset group, effective Jan. 22, 2024. In the new role, he’ll oversee global real estate investing and portfolio management activities. Since 2022, Cherki has been a member of the board of directors for Cadillac Fairview, the Ontario Teachers’ real estate arm. […]

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  • December 6, 2023 December 6, 2023
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An article on how Desjardins Insurance is supporting employee financial wellness was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Desjardins using budget workshops, interactive game to support employee financial wellness 2. Canadian employers implementing four-day workweek note increased worker happiness, productivity: report 3. OPB appointing Darwin […]

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  • December 1, 2023 November 30, 2023
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The Ontario Pension Board is appointing Darwin Bozek as president and chief pension officer, effective Feb. 1, 2024. He joins the OPB from the Alberta Pensions Services Corp., where he was president and chief executive officer. He’ll transition into the role of president and CEO under the mentorship of current CEO Mark Fuller, who’ll step down […]

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  • November 28, 2023 November 28, 2023
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The Canadian Public Pension Leadership Council is appointing Karen McKeown, director of board operations at the B.C. Pension Corp., as co-chair. McKeown will share responsibilities with Alison McKay, chief executive officer of the Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees Pension Plan, and succeeds Derek Dobson, CEO and plan manager at the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension […]

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  • November 24, 2023 November 24, 2023
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The federal government is appointing members to an implementation advisory group to support the launch of its national strategy for drugs for rare diseases. The members from Canada’s private payer community include: Stephen Frank, president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association; Joanne Jung, Canadian pharmacy and clinical practice leader at […]

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  • November 3, 2023 November 7, 2023
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