Michael Latimer

Michael Latimer

Recipient of the Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award | 2016
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  • Distinguished Alumni
Class of BCom ’76
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The information in this profile was accurate at the time the award was presented.

President and CEO, OMERS*

Michael Latimer, BCom ’76, has spent the past four decades carving out a reputation as one of Canada’s leading investment strategists. No slouch on the world stage, he’s been recognized as one of the most globally-influential asset owners by Chief Investment Officer twice in the past four years. During his time as OMERS’ Chief Investment Officer, Latimer oversaw the strategic, operational and financial leadership of the company’s investment activities.

In his latest role at OMERS – held since April 2014 – he is responsible for the overall leadership and performance of the enterprise including pension administration, investment activities and the execution of its strategic plan. As CEO, his focus is on ensuring OMERS’ 461,000 active and retired members have secure and sustainable defined benefit pensions.

*Title at time of award