David Long, senior vice president and chief investment officer, asset-liability modeling, derivatives and fixed income, at the C$70.6 billion ($56.2 billion) Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, Toronto, left the pension plan in December, Mr. Long said.
Mr. Long said he had been released by HOOPP. A spokeswoman at HOOPP confirmed Mr. Long had left the pension plan but provided no details.
His duties at HOOPP were assumed by Jeff Wendling, senior vice president and CIO, equities, and the rest of HOOPP's investment team under Jim Keohane, president and CEO, the spokeswoman said.
Mr. Long said he has not yet taken a position at another firm.