Jane Rowe assumes leadership of Teachers' Private Capital

October 18, 2010

TORONTO - Jane Rowe today assumed her new role as Senior Vice-President of Teachers' Private Capital, the private investment department of Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers').

Ms. Rowe has a strong background in credit and equity investing, gained at the Scotiabank Group of companies where she held a number of senior roles over a career spanning more than 20 years. In her most recent position of Executive Vice President, Special Accounts Management and Retail Credit Risk, she was responsible for the strategic global management of workouts and retail credit risks across Scotiabank, where her previous roles included President and CEO of RoyNat Capital Inc, Scotiabank's wholly owned mid-market merchant bank.

"Jane brings a keen focus on strategic portfolio growth and a passion for deal stewardship," said Neil Petroff, Teachers' Executive Vice-President, Investments. "Her strong and proven collaboration and leadership skills, as well as hands-on operational management experience, will be a strong asset for Teachers' Private Capital and our entire organization."

About Teachers' Private Capital

Teachers' Private Capital is one of the world's largest private equity investors. It is the private investment department of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. With $96.4 billion in assets as of December 31, 2009, the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada. It is an independent corporation responsible for investing the fund and administering the pensions of Ontario's 289,000 active and retired teachers. For more information visit www.otpp.com.

Contact:

Deborah Allan
Director, Communications and Media Relations
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
(416) 730-5347
deborah_allan@otpp.com

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