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Deborah Stein and Timothy Hodgson Appointed to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s Board

Steve McGirr, the Chair of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, is pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah (Debbie) Stein and Timothy Hodgson to the Board, effective January 1, 2023. Ms. Stein and Mr. Hodgson will succeed John Murray and Bill Chinery, who are retiring after serving their maximum terms as board members.  

Ms. Stein has held several senior finance leadership roles, including most recently Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of AltaGas Ltd. She is an experienced corporate director and serves on numerous public and private company boards, including current directorships at Aecon Group Inc., Parkland Corporation, NuVista Energy Ltd., and Trican Well Service Ltd. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta (FCA, FCPA) and holds the ESG Global Competent Boards Designation (GCB.D) and the Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D).

Mr. Hodgson is a senior investment executive and was most recently Managing Partner of Alignvest Management Corporation. Previously he was a senior advisor to the Governor of the Bank of Canada and had a long career at Goldman Sachs. He is an established corporate director and currently serves as Chair of Hydro One and Chair of the New Self-Regulatory Organization of Canada for investment products, and is a former director of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. Mr. Hodgson holds a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at Western University, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) and holds his ICD.D.

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

About Ontario Teachers’

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers') is a global investor with net assets of $242.5 billion as at June 30, 2022. We invest in more than 50 countries in a broad array of assets including public and private equities, fixed income, credit, commodities, natural resources, infrastructure, real estate and venture growth to deliver retirement income for 333,000 working members and pensioners.

With offices in Hong Kong, London, San Francisco, Singapore and Toronto, our more than 350 investment professionals bring deep expertise in industries ranging from agriculture to artificial intelligence. We are a fully funded defined benefit pension plan and have earned an annual total-fund net return of 9.6% since the plan’s founding in 1990. At Ontario Teachers’, we don’t just invest to make a return, we invest to shape a better future for the teachers we serve, the businesses we back, and the world we live in. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @OtppInfo.

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