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Ontario Teachers’ receives Canadian HR Team of the Year award

TORONTO – Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) is pleased to announce that its People & Culture team has received the Accompass Award for Canadian HR Team of the Year at the 2019 Canadian HR Awards. The team was selected from nine finalists.

The award recognizes the most outstanding HR team of the year in an organization with 500 employees or more in Canada, considering criteria such as excellence in talent acquisition and management, learning and development, leadership, health and wellness and benefits and administration. It also looks at team effectiveness, the implementation of specific HR initiatives and partnership and integration with different business functions.

“It’s an honour to be recognized among our peers and so many incredible HR teams that were nominated for this award,” said Beth Tyndall, Chief People Officer. “Not only are we executing on a forward-thinking People & Culture strategy, but we also have a team of innovators and leaders in place to help deliver on our goals of activating our talent, amplifying our culture and accelerating our performance. It’s an exciting time to be driving meaningful change within the organization.”

Winners of the 2019 Canadian HR Awards were revealed live on Thursday, September 12 in Toronto.

“I couldn’t be more proud of our People & Culture team at Ontario Teachers’ and the work they’re doing to transform our approach to talent, culture and leadership,” said Ron Mock, President & Chief Executive Officer. “By creating more flexibility, introducing new programs and technologies and enhancing our recruitment strategies, we’re able to compete globally for the best talent and deliver an exceptional people experience for all employees.”

Mr. Mock was also a finalist for the KPMG in Canada Award for HR Champion, which recognizes a CEO who puts people first and champions innovative HR values.

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