July 28, 2021
TORONTO – Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers') is pleased to announce the appointment of Sharon Chilcott to its executive team. Beginning September 1, Ms. Chilcott, currently Corporate Secretary and Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, will take on the newly created role of Chief of Staff, reporting Jo Taylor, President and CEO.
As Chief of Staff, Ms. Chilcott will be responsible for leading the daily operations and administration of the Office of the CEO and will work closely with key partners across the business to drive critical enterprise initiatives. Ms. Chilcott most recently led the Board Secretariat, Commercial Contracts, and Employment Law & Litigation teams.
“I’m pleased to welcome Sharon to our leadership team,” said Jo Taylor. “I’m confident that Sharon’s creative, pragmatic and decisive perspective will help drive our business forward, achieve our ambitious investment outcomes and ultimately shape a better future.”
With more than two decades of experience practicing law in Canada and the U.K., Ms. Chilcott first joined Ontario Teachers as a seasoned legal professional in 2014 to manage employment law and labour relations issues. She was promoted to Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, Employment Law & Litigation in 2017, responsible for overseeing all employment, commercial contracts and litigation matters globally. She was appointed Corporate Secretary in 2019.
About Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers') is the administrator of Canada's largest single-profession pension plan, with C$221.2 billion in net assets (all figures at December 31, 2020). It holds a diverse global portfolio of assets, approximately 80% of which is managed in-house, and has earned an annual total-fund net return of 9.6% since the plan's founding in 1990. Ontario Teachers' is an independent organization headquartered in Toronto. Its Asia-Pacific region offices are located in Hong Kong and Singapore, 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 331,000 active and retired teachers. For more information, visit otpp.com and follow us on Twitter @OtppInfo.