OSC Announces New Members to its Executive Management Team

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has 
welcomed new members to its Executive Management Team, which is providing 
strong leadership in implementing the strategic direction of the OSC as a 
proactive, agile and vigilant securities regulator. 

    --  Eleanor Farrell has joined the OSC as the Director of its new
        Office of the Investor, having previously worked at the Canada
        Pension Plan Investment Board and in private practice at Osler,
        Hoskin and Harcourt LLP.
    --  Debra Foubert returns to the OSC as Director, Compliance and
        Registrant Regulation. Previously, she was Associate Vice
        President, Compliance, at TD Bank Financial Group. In 2010, Ms.
        Foubert led the initial development of the OSC Derivatives
        Branch while on secondment from TD Bank Financial Group.
    --  H.R. (Harold) Goss has joined the OSC as Director, Corporate
        Services. Most recently, Mr. Goss served as Chief Financial
        Officer and Treasurer at the Ontario Realty Corporation.
    --  Huston Loke has joined the OSC as Director, Corporate Finance.
        Mr. Loke brings a deep understanding of capital markets,
        including derivatives and other complex instruments, from his
        previous experience at DBRS Limited.

In addition, Jill Homenuk was promoted to Director, Communications and Public 
Affairs, from her previous position as Senior Manager, Communications. Leslie 
Byberg accepted a new position as Director, Strategy and Risk, to lead the 
development of internal capacity in risk management and strategic development. 
She previously served as Director, Corporate Finance.

"Our Executive Management Teams brings a wealth of experience, technical 
expertise and talent to the OSC as it responds to the challenge of regulating 
complex, interconnected capital markets in the best interests of investors and 
market participants," said Maureen Jensen, Executive Director. "The new 
executives will help build on the strengths of our existing management team as 
we work together in important areas such as investor engagement, policy 
development, compliance oversight, risk analysis and the OSC's commitment to 
being an attractive, modern, high-performing workplace."

An organization chart with the full executive team of the OSC is available on 
the OSC website.

The OSC administers and enforces securities legislation in the province of 
Ontario. The OSC's statutory mandate is to provide protection to investors 
from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices and to foster fair and efficient 
capital markets and confidence in capital markets.

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SOURCE: Ontario Securities Commission

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