PSP Investments announces former CPPIB exec as new CEO

“PSP Investments is a global organization with a proven performance track-record and a strong talent base,” she said. “It is a tremendous privilege to be given the opportunity to lead one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing pension investment managers at a pivotal moment. I look forward to working with PSP Investments’ exceptional management team to continue to respond to market opportunities and generate solid returns for contributors and beneficiaries over the long-term horizon.”

PSP Investments returned 10.9% in fiscal year 2022 and assets under management grew by 12.7% to $230.5 billion.

Succeeding Cunningham

Orida was appointed following a global search and will join PSP Investments as the successor to Neil Cunningham, who retires in March 2023 but until then will be vice chair and special advisor to the president and CEO.

“In making this decision, the Board unanimously agrees that Ms. Orida is ideally qualified to lead PSP Investments forward into its next phase of growth and strategic evolution,” said Martin J. Glynn, chair of the board at PSP Investments. “On behalf of my colleagues on the Board of Directors and all PSP Investments employees, I would like to thank Neil Cunningham for his immense contribution and for ensuring a smooth and nimble transition process.”

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