OMERS 2020 Webcast Annual Meeting

Jun 11 21:06 2020 Print This Article

On April 8, OMERS hosted its 2020 Annual Meeting, held entirely through webcast. Over 600 members logged in to watch, which was by far the largest virtual audience we’ve ever had. The Chair of the OAC Board, George Cooke was the Master of Ceremonies and he welcomed the following presenters:

Blake Hutcheson (President and incoming CEO) shared some good news stories about how OMERS is contributing to the fight against COVID-19 and provided an update on key strategic initiatives.

Jonathan Simmons (CFO) provided an overview of 2019 financial results, which was one of OMERS best years ever.

Satish Rai (CIO) discussed the current investment climate and the specific challenges resulting from COVID-19.

Michael Rolland (CEO Sponsors Corporation) provided an update about the current review of plan design.

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Leo Kolivakis is an independent senior economist and pension and investment analyst with years of experience working on the buy and sell-side. He has researched and invested in traditional and alternative asset classes at two of the largest public pension funds in Canada, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (Caisse) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). He's also consulted the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada on the governance of the Federal Public Service Pension Plan (2007) and been invited to speak at the Standing Committee on Finance (2009) and the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Commerce and Trade (2010) to discuss Canada's pension system.

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