IMCO Appoints Christian Hensley to Lead Public Equities and Credit Team

Uncategorized / IMCO Appoints Christian Hensley to Lead Public Equities and Credit Team

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TORONTO (March 6, 2019)

IMCO Appoints Christian Hensley to Lead Public Equities and Credit Team

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) announced today that Christian Hensley has been appointed Senior Managing Director, Public Equities and Credit, effective April 9, 2019.

Mr. Hensley is a former executive with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) where he held various senior roles. Most recently, he was Managing Director and Head of Relationship Investments. Prior to this, he spent 11 years in the private equity and growth capital industry at Charterhouse Group and Planier Capital. Mr. Hensley began his career in the Investment Banking division of Salomon Brothers in New York City.

Mr. Hensley reports to IMCO’s Chief Investment Officer, Jean Michel and will be based in IMCO’s Toronto office.
“Christian brings deep experience across the investing spectrum, including oversight for active mandates and nurturing shareholder value through relationship investing,” said Mr. Michel. “His focus on enabling essential partnerships, creating long-term value in our public equity portfolios, building the credit portfolio and sourcing new opportunities will help to meet our clients’ investing goals.”

Mr. Hensley graduated from the MBA program at Harvard Business School and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves on the board of ORPEA S.A., and previously served on the boards of companies in the Business Services, Healthcare Services, Communications and Education sectors.

About IMCO

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) manages $61.6 billion of assets on behalf of its clients. IMCO’s mandate is to provide broader public-sector institutions with investment management services, including portfolio construction advice, better access to a diverse range of asset classes and sophisticated risk management capabilities. IMCO is an independent organization, operating at arm’s length from government and guided by a highly experienced and professional Board of Directors. For more information, visit www.imcoinvest.com and follow us on Twitter @IMCOinvest.

 

For Further Information

Neil Murphy

Vice President, Corporate Communication
(416) 607-7811
neil.murphy@imcoinvest.com

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IMCO appoints Rossitsa Stoyanova as Chief Investment Officer

Uncategorized / IMCO appoints Rossitsa Stoyanova as Chief Investment Officer

IMCO appoints Rossitsa Stoyanova as Chief Investment Officer

Stoyanova replaces outgoing CIO Jean Michel and will lead world class investment team

TORONTO (August 11, 2021) – The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) today announced that Rossitsa Stoyanova has been appointed as Chief Investment Officer, effective September 13, 2021. She reports to President & Chief Executive Officer Bert Clark and will be based in IMCO’s Toronto office.

Ms. Stoyanova was most recently Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Design & Construction at CPP Investments, Canada’s largest pension fund, where she also oversaw the fund’s risk appetite and allocation. Prior to this, she was at GE Energy Financial Services in Stamford, Connecticut, where she was responsible for due diligence and structuring acquisitions in the power sector. She also worked in Assurance and Advisory Services at Deloitte & Touche in Chicago.

“Rossitsa’s investment expertise and depth in risk management, combined with her extensive expertise in portfolio design makes her uniquely positioned to be our Chief Investment Officer,” said Clark. “Her vision and approach will be a critical component to the ongoing creation of value for our clients and will be essential for IMCO growth and progress in the coming years.”

Ms. Stoyanova’s appointment follows outgoing CIO Jean Michel’s decision to leave IMCO to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Michel’s last day will be September 10, 2021.

“I would like to thank Jean for his dedication and contributions over the past three years,” said Bert Clark, President & Chief Executive Officer. “Under his leadership, IMCO achieved critical milestones in executing its investment strategy and we are strongly positioned for the future.”

Ms. Stoyanova will lead IMCO’s senior investment team comprised of Christian Hensley, Senior Managing Director, Equities and Credit; Patrick DeRoy, Senior Managing Director, Total Portfolio and Capital Markets; Brian Whibbs, Managing Director, Real Estate; Tim Formuziewich, Managing Director, Global Infrastructure; and Hrvoje Lakota, Vice President, Portfolio Construction.

“IMCO’s mandate is both challenging and exciting and I look forward to being a part of the organization’s next phase of growth,” said Ms. Stoyanova. “I am excited to join this dynamic team and to share my experiences with them as we work together to deliver long term value to our public-sector clients.”

Ms. Stoyanova holds a BBA from Saint Mary’s College in Indiana and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Illinois.

ABOUT IMCO

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) manages $73.3 billion of assets on behalf of its clients. IMCO’s mandate is to provide broader public sector institutions with investment management services, including portfolio construction advice, better access to a diverse range of asset classes and sophisticated risk management capabilities. IMCO is an independent organization, operating at arm’s length from government and guided by a highly experienced and professional Board of Directors. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @imcoinvest.

 

For Further Information

Neil Murphy

Corporate Communications
(416) 898-3917
neil.murphy@imcoinvest.com

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IMCO Appoints Ben De Prisco as Chief Risk Officer

Uncategorized / IMCO Appoints Ben De Prisco as Chief Risk Officer

IMCO Appoints Ben De Prisco as Chief Risk Officer

TORONTO (Nov. 23, 2020) – The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) announced today that Ben De Prisco is promoted to Chief Risk Officer. As Chief Risk Officer, Mr. De Prisco oversees IMCO’s investment risk and enterprise risk management functions, including all risk modelling and management systems, as well as risk related research. He reports to President and CEO, Bert Clark.

“Managing risk is critical to the performance of our clients’ portfolios and IMCO’s operations, and Ben’s focussed leadership has reflected how seriously we take this function,” said Bert Clark, President and CEO. “Ben’s deep risk management expertise positions IMCO well to manage the greater complexities that will accompany our continued growth.”

Since joining IMCO in March 2019, Mr. De Prisco has served as Senior Vice President, Investment Risk. He was responsible for all investment-related risk management for IMCO’s $70.3-billion portfolio and led the development of risk modeling and management systems, as well as risk-related research. Mr. De Prisco succeeds Michael Campbell, who served as Interim Chief Risk Officer throughout the recruitment process.

Before joining IMCO, Mr. De Prisco’s 25-year career included senior roles in the banking, pension and risk management technology sectors including positions with Scotiabank, OMERS and Algorithmics. He holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University and he is a CFA charterholder.

ABOUT IMCO

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) manages $70.3 billion of assets on behalf of its clients. IMCO’s mandate is to provide broader public sector institutions with investment management services, including portfolio construction advice, better access to a diverse range of asset classes and sophisticated risk management capabilities. IMCO is an independent organization, operating at arm’s length from government and guided by a highly experienced and professional Board of Directors.