Ron Mock, left, and Jim Leech, right

Ontario Teachers to replace retiring Leech as CEO

Ron Mock was named president and CEO of the C$129.5 billion (US$127.5 billion) Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Toronto, effective Jan. 1, 2014, confirmed spokeswoman Deborah Allan.

Mr. Mock will take over from Jim Leech, who will retire from the pension fund on Dec. 31.

Mr. Mock is currently senior vice president, fixed income and alternative investments.

Mr. Mock's successor has yet to be named, according to Ms. Allan.