October 18, 2016
Ron Mock, President and CEO, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers'), is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristina Riis to the position of Vice-President, Project Delivery. Ms. Riis reports to Jennifer Newman, Senior Vice-President, Enterprise Services.
Ms. Riis has more than 15 years of experience in strategic planning, business unit development, project management, change management and process engineering. She holds a Bachelors of Arts majoring in Sociology and Political Science from Western University.
Ontario Teachers' is Canada's largest single-profession pension plan, with $171.4 billion in net assets at December 31, 2015. It holds a diverse global portfolio of assets, 80% of which is managed in-house, and has earned an annualized rate of return of 10.3% since the plan's founding in 1990. Ontario Teachers' is an independent organization headquartered in Toronto. Its Asia-Pacific region office is located in Hong Kong and its Europe, Middle East & Africa region office is in London. The defined-benefit plan, which is fully funded, invests and administers the pensions of the province of Ontario's 316,000 active and retired teachers.