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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan CEO Jim Leech to step down

Staff writer |
Toronto, ON, Canada - April 3, 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada - Chief executive officer of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Jim Leech announced that he will step down at the end of the year.

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Mr. Leech joined Teachers' in 2001 to lead Teachers' Private Capital and was appointed President & CEO in 2007. Before joining Teachers', he was president and CEO of Unicorp Canada Corporation and Union Energy Inc. During the 1990s, he guided two start-up technology companies, DisysCorporation and Kasten Chase Applied Research.

Mr. Leech holds a B.Sc. (Hons Math and Physics) from the Royal Military College of Canada and an MBA from Queen's University. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Mr. Leech serves on the boards of Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation, the MasterCard Foundation and was a founding director of Right To Play International. He also chairs the advisory board of the Queen's School of Business and is on the advisory board for The Learning Partnership, the advisory council for the Toronto Region Board of Trade and the Toronto Financial Services Leadership Council.

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