Chief Executive Officer, OMERS Sponsors Corporation
Laurie Hutchinson was appointed to the position of OMERS Sponsors Corporation (SC) CEO effective April 18, 2022. In this role, she is responsible for providing executive leadership and direction to the employees of the SC and to help the SC Board efficiently and effectively deliver on its key responsibilities. These include making appointments to both the AC and SC Boards, determining OMERS plan benefit levels and setting contribution rates.
Laurie brings an in-depth working knowledge of pension plans, pension governance and pension plan organizations. She has 30+ years of pension experience in joint governance, stakeholder relations, plan design, funding, risk management, regulation, and advocacy.
She is a proven pension plan executive who can achieve meaningful results in a respectful, collaborative, well-informed JSPP environment. She spent more than ten years as a senior executive at one of Ontario’s largest defined benefit plans, and brings firsthand knowledge of OMERS governance, strategy and operations from her involvement with the Administration Corporation as a member of the Board of Directors since 2014, including as Chair of its Audit & Actuarial Committee.
Laurie is a successful pension leader who builds strong relationships based on mutual respect, candor and trust. She is well-regarded within the pension industry, and has volunteered across several industry organizations, including IFEBP, ACPM, the CIA Actuarial Foundation and the Actuarial Advisory Committee of Ontario’s pension regulator.