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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