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Bâtirente is appointing Vickie Lavoie as chief operating officer. Lavoie joined the Montreal-based pension fund in 2015 as an advisor to its business development group. In 2019, she was promoted to the post of director of development strategies. Prior to joining Bâtirente, Lavoie served as a retirement consultant at Aon. She will replace retiring COO Daniel […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 14, 2021 October 15, 2021
  • 01:16

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing Kathryn Fric (pictured) as its next chief risk officer, effective Nov. 1. Fric will report to Jo Taylor, the pension fund’s president and chief executive officer. In the role, she’ll be responsible for providing independent risk oversight of all risk-related activities, leading the establishment of a risk framework and […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 7, 2021 October 7, 2021
  • 09:00
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As the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s head of international leaves the organization for a global private equity firm, Geoffrey Rubin will assume oversight for international operations on an interim basis. After nearly 14 years with the CPPIB, Alain Carrier, senior managing director and head of international, is joining Bregal Investments Inc. as global chief executive […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 29, 2021 September 29, 2021
  • 15:00

Bâtirente is naming Éric Filion (pictured) as chief executive officer, effective Oct. 6. He’ll take over the position from Daniel Simard, who is retiring after 25 years as CEO. Simard will remain with Bâtirente as a special management advisor until June 30, 2022. Read: Bâtirente unveils new plan to optimize investments across all funds Since 2016, […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 17, 2021 September 20, 2021
  • 09:00

The University Pension Plan is appointing Aaron Bennett (pictured left) as its first chief investment officer. In his new role, Bennett will be responsible for establishing an innovative, risk-optimized investment strategy designed to offer retirement security to plan members and promote responsible investing, according to a press release. Read: UPP naming Christophe L’Ahelec director of external manager program […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2021 September 17, 2021
  • 10:30

The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan is appointing Michael Wissell as its chief investment officer. Prior to the new role, Wissell was the plan’s senior vice-president of capital markets and total portfolio since 2018. During his tenure, he’s credited with helping to foster a culture of innovation and for spearheading several new investment strategies. Read: HOOPP […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2021 September 15, 2021
  • 09:00

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is appointing entrepreneur and venture capitalist Avid Larizadeh-Duggan to serve as the managing director of its Teachers’ Innovation Platform in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In the new role, Larizadeh-Duggan will lead efforts to focus the platform on late-stage venture and growth equity investments in leading-edge technology companies based […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2021 September 9, 2021
  • 13:30

The Toronto Transit Commission Pension Plan is naming Anthony Tang as its portfolio manager of public markets. In the new role, Tang will oversee about 39 per cent of the $8-billion plan’s total assets under management. As of its most recent investment report, published in 2020, the TTC’s pension plan had about $3.12 billion under […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 7, 2021 September 7, 2021
  • 13:29

The University Pension Plan is naming Christophe L’Ahelec the director of its external manager program. L’Ahelec, who advised the UPP on the implementation of its investment activities in the months leading up to the plan’s launch in July, previously served as a senior principal at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. In that role, he was […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 17, 2021 August 17, 2021
  • 09:00

The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is naming Rossitsa Stoyanova as its next chief investment officer. The announcement comes just weeks before the organization’s current CIO Jean Michel, who announced plans to leave this spring, is scheduled to depart. Stoyanova will officially succeed Michel on Sept. 11, 2021. Stoyanova was previously a managing director and […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 12, 2021 August 12, 2021
  • 12:00