Actuaries on the Move

KPMG in Canada has appointed Bob Tiede (pictured) as a consulting actuary in its life and pensions actuarial practice. Mr. Tiede has over 30 years of experience in the Canadian life insurance industry, including roles as the Appointed Actuary for two Canadian life insurers. He will work with others in the life and pensions actuarial practice to ensure a continuation of the high level of service to KPMG’s clients.

Bernard Dorval has joined the board of Rona, the hardware, home renovation, and gardening products retailer and distributor. Monsieur Dorval has served as group head of insurance and global development at TD Bank Financial Group, and deputy chair at TD Canada Trust, and has also worked for Laurentian Group.

Malcolm Hamilton
has been profiled in Benefits Canada magazine, which highlights his receipt of the publication's Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in pensions and investments.

Ian Markham discussed developments affecting Canada’s pension and benefits landscape in the January issue of Benefits Canada.

Josephine Marks has joined Eckler's financial services practice. She has more than 30 years' experience in the financial sector and has enjoyed senior leadership roles at insurance, banking, asset management, and consulting organizations. She previously managed pension assets for a major Canadian financial institution.

John McIntosh wrote about how companies could help their employees plan for retirement in the December issue of Benefits Canada.

Anne Meloche is the new regional vice-president of institutional business for Québec and Eastern Canada at Sun Life Global Investments. She moved to Sun Life - where she will be responsible for developing the company's asset management business in that region - from Mercer, where she had worked since 1998.

Bruce Michael was among the volunteers who helped charity Water Ambassadors Canada drill a well to provide clean water to a Guatemalan village.

Manuel Monteiro has been featured in a Financial Post article on pension plans.

Paul Rooney has been named chief operating officer and senior executive vice-president at Manulife Financial. He joined the company in 1986 as an actuarial student.

Ted Singeris has been appointed Canada market leader for Mercer, and will be a member of the company’s North America leadership team.

SSQ Financial Group has appointed Marc Trépanier as vice-president of business development – national, individual insurance and retirement.

Fred Vettese has co-written a new book: The Real Retirement: Why You Could Be Better Off Than You Think, and How to Make That Happen.

Bryce Walker
is the new Vice-chair of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan's board of trustees. Mr. Walker, a former chair of boards at Wilfrid Laurier University and Ontario's Grand River Hospital, also served as senior vice-president of group benefits at Manulife Financial.


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