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New Member Appointed to the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board

Steve McGirr, the Chair of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is pleased to announce the appointment of Cindy Forbes to the Board, effective immediately.

Ms. Forbes is currently the Global Chief Analytics Officer for Manulife having served as interim Global Chief Marketing Officer for the past 10 months. She has spent over 35 years with Manulife including six years as Chief Actuary subsequent to holding senior finance roles in the company’s Asia, Reinsurance, Investment and U.S. divisions. As Chief Analytics Officer, she built the team that uses predictive modelling and machine learning to drive value for the company.

She holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, and is the Chairperson of the Board of Governors at University of Waterloo.

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is jointly sponsored by Ontario Teachers’ Federation and the Government of Ontario. Each sponsor appoints five directors and jointly appoint an eleventh person to serve as Chair.