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Rotman Pension Leader Receives CFA Institute Award for Professional Excellence

Posted by on Feb 26, 2011 in Industry News | 0 comments

The director of the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has been presented with the CFA Institute’s Award for Professional Excellence.

Keith Ambachtsheer is an adjunct professor of finance at the Rotman School, Director of its International Centre for Pension Management, and founder/president of KPA Advisory Services, in addition to being the director of Rotman ICPM.

The Award for Professional Excellence is presented by the CFA Institute, the global association for investment professionals, periodically to a member of the investment profession whose exemplary achievement, excellence of practice, and true leadership have inspired and reflected honor upon the investment profession to the highest degree. Previous recipients include David Swensen, Martin Leibowitz, Jack Bogle, Charles D. Ellis, CFA, Warren Buffett, and Sir John Marks Templeton, CFA.

“Keith’s contributions to our industry have greatly advanced how investment professionals think about, and interact with pensions funds globally,” said John Rogers, CFA, president and CEO of CFA Institute. “His research, writings, and educational programs have also indirectly benefited the millions of workers whose retirement funds are invested by a pension fund. In today’s post-crisis environment, we greatly value his leadership that has protected and informed investors large and small.” READ MORE

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