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The Mastercard Foundation is launching an asset management company to build and manage a diversified portfolio to help fund its philanthropic mission. The Mastercard Foundation Asset Management Corp. will be overseen by John Barker, who will serve as its chief investment officer. He previously served as CIO at Mass General Brigham and as managing director […]

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  • May 23, 2024 May 22, 2024
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing Rana Ghorayeb as executive vice-president and head of real estate, effective April 29, 2024. She’ll oversee the overall Ivanhoé Cambridge portfolio and investment team, which has assets of over $77 billion. Ghorayeb joined the Caisse in 2012 and previously served as president and chief executive officer of Otéra […]

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  • April 2, 2024 April 2, 2024
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Tim Deacon is leaving his role as chief financial officer at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan for a leadership role at another financial institution, effective April 5. Effective April 8, Deacon will begin a new role as Sun Life Financial Inc.’s chief financial officer. He joined the Ontario Teachers’ in 2021, succeeding David McGraw after serving as […]

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  • March 26, 2024 March 27, 2024
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An article on how transparency and communication are key for employers planning to pay out executive bonuses 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. Employers paying out executive bonuses can avoid criticism by embracing transparency 2. Survey finds Canadian employers looking […]

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  • March 22, 2024 March 21, 2024
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The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario is appointing Andrew Fung as executive vice-president of pensions, effective March 11, 2024. Fung first joined the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (the FSRA’s predecessor) in 2018 as chief actuary. In 2019, he was appointed the FSRA’s head of relationship management and prudential supervision (pensions), later becoming acting […]

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  • March 20, 2024 March 20, 2024
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing N. Venkatram as managing director of its India division, effective April 1, 2024. Venkatram, who previously served as chief executive officer and managing partner of Deloitte India, will be a member of the Caisse’s international management team including supporting asset classes like infrastructure and private […]

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  • March 19, 2024 March 18, 2024
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The Canadian Public Pension Leadership Council is appointing Cheldon Angus, chief people and technology officer at the Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan (SHEPP), as council co-chair. He assumes the co-chair position alongside Karen McKeown, director of board operations at the BC Pension Corp. Alison McKay, chief executive officer at the SHEPP, will step down as […]

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  • March 18, 2024 March 18, 2024
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The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is appointing Chris Weitzel as senior managing director of its fixed income and foreign exchange team, effective March 11, 2024. Weitzel first joined the BCI in 2018 as part of the team that developed and launched the investment organization’s funding program. He succeeds Chris Beauchemin, who’s retiring after 35 […]

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  • March 15, 2024 March 15, 2024
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An article on how a shorter workweek can support higher levels of employee health and happiness 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. Four-day workweek improves employee well-being, retention: expert 2. Report finds women taking 69% of all mental-health leaves of […]

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  • March 15, 2024 March 14, 2024
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Caisse, CPPIB, Ontario Teachers’ invest in insurance company

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is making several appointments on its executive and private equity investment teams. The investment organization is appointing Rechelle Effendy as acting senior vice-president, finance and chief financial officer, effective immediately. On its private equity team, the BCI is appointing Blake Fizzard as senior managing director of global operations, Julian […]

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  • March 12, 2024 March 11, 2024
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