Manitoba Teachers searching for new president/CEO

Manitoba Teachers’ Retirement Allowances Fund, Winnipeg, is searching for a president and CEO for the C$3.1 billion (US$3 billion) pension fund.

The selected candidate will replace Jeff Norton, who left the pension fund on Oct. 4 for a position “in the real estate investment field,” according to a posting on the pension fund’s website. Details on his departure and new position could not be learned by press time.

Brenda Venuto, vice president, member services, is serving as acting CEO, while David Asselstine, vice president and chief risk officer, is overseeing the pension fund’s investment department on an interim basis, according to the pension fund’s website.

In an interview, Ms. Venuto said that a deadline for selection has not been set, but “the earlier, the better.”

Executive search firm Legacy Bowes Group is assisting. Resumes can be sent to Paul Croteau, managing partner at Legacy Bowes, at referencing position #133114. Resumes are due Nov. 15.