August 16, 2018
L to R: Jo Taylor, Ziad Hindo
Ron Mock, President and CEO, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers'), is pleased to announce the following promotions: Ziad Hindo to Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, and Jo Taylor to Executive Managing Director, Global Development. Both Mr. Hindo and Mr. Taylor report to Mr. Mock.
Mr. Hindo is a veteran investment professional who joined Ontario Teachers' in 2000. He is responsible for all aspects of Ontario Teachers' investment activities, including oversight of the global portfolio managed through our international offices in London and Hong Kong, and our wholly-owned real estate subsidiary, Cadillac Fairview. Mr. Hindo has global experience in both public and private markets spanning multiple asset classes and was most recently head of the Capital Markets group. He earned a B.Sc. at the University of York, England, an M.Sc. from the University of Warwick, and is a CFA charterholder.
Mr. Taylor is responsible for advancing Ontario Teachers' global effectiveness through the design and execution of our international investment strategy and associated support requirements. He has more than 30 years of experience in the private equity and venture capital industries, including 20 years with 3i Group plc, an international private equity and infrastructure investor where he held a number of senior group management roles. He joined Ontario Teachers' in 2012 to lead our EMEA operations, and subsequently assumed the additional responsibility of our operations in Asia-Pacific. He will be based in Toronto in his new role. Mr. Taylor holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a BA from London University.
About Ontario Teachers'
Ontario Teachers' invests and administers Canada's largest single-profession pension plan for the 323,000 active and retired teachers of the province of Ontario. It has $189.5 billion in net assets at December 31, 2017 and holds a diverse global portfolio of assets, with regional offices in London and Hong Kong.