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Appointee Biographies

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board


is a former Group Head, Wealth Management and Insurance for RBC Financial Group. His community involvement includes serving as a Cabinet Member for United Way of Greater Toronto. George holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.


Cathy Cranston held diverse senior executive roles at BMO Financial Group throughout her 32-year career. She was Global Treasurer when she retired and held executive roles in finance, risk and the business spanning corporate areas, wealth management and capital markets. Ms. Cranston currently is an independent corporate director of Toromont Industries Ltd and serves on the Audit, and Nominating and Governance Committees. She is Vice-Chair of Royal St. George’s College. She holds the Institute of Corporate Director’s designation and earned an MBA and BComm (Hons) from the University of Manitoba.