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SC Welcomes Director of Penion Policy

April 4, 2012

The SC is pleased to welcome Chris Vanden Haak as Director, Pension Policy & Communications.

Chris Vanden Haak is responsible for advising the SC on pension industry trends and for monitoring and analyzing developments in applicable legislation.  Chris is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries with over 14 years experience in the pension industry.  Prior to joining the SC, Chris was with Mercer, a global firm specializing in pension and benefits consulting. Chris consulted to a variety of companies and organizations with defined benefit pension plans, on a broad spectrum of issues.  He was also a member of Mercer's Actuarial Resource Network which provides guidance to Mercer pension experts across Canada, on the latest industry trends and developments in the pension regulatory environment.

Chris brings a unique and useful perspective to the SC as it faces economic and political challenges of today and, more importantly, as it prepares for tomorrow.