Jim Leech to Step Down as Ontario Teachers CEO – Report

Jim Leech will step down as president and CEO of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, a position he has held since 2007, according to a report by The Globe and Mail. Mr. Leech told reporters that he will retire by the end of 2013, and that a search process for finding his successor is already underway.  Mr. Leech joined Ontario Teachers in 2001 to lead the pension plan’s private equity investment arm Teachers’ Private Capital. Before joining Teachers, he was president and CEO of Canadian merchant bank Unicorp Canada Corp.

Further information about Ontario Teachers Pension Plan can be obtained on the firm’s website.

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