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Canada's Ontario Teachers' sets up a global strategy department

Friday, November 26, 2021

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

Canada's Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board has set up a global investment strategy department which will be headed by Jonathan Hausmann, who was named the senior managing director.

The Canadian pension fund company said in a press release that the global Investment Strategy will enhance Ontario Teachers' global competitive advantage by developing and building conviction on strategic responses to emerging global themes that traverse asset classes and regions, working closely with the investment team to support innovation, and continuing to develop and leverage differentiated strategic relationships.

"Having an informed and integrated view of strategic trends has always been core to our approach to delivering superior returns and impact over the long term. The Global Investment Strategy team will deepen our capacity to identify and tackle multifaceted themes as we grow our investments around the world," said Ziad Hindo, Chief Investment Officer, Ontario Teachers'.

"We look forward to Jonathan and his team continuing to identify and help the Investments Division execute on key themes to drive performance for the long-term benefit of the Fund and our members."

Hausman joined Ontario Teachers' in 2004. He has held senior roles in Capital Markets, and, since 2017, has been Managing Director, Global Strategic Relationships. Before joining Ontario Teachers', Mr. Hausman was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs. He h......................

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