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Zev Frishman joins Morneau Shepell

Morneau Shepell pleased to welcome seasoned fund manager to its Asset and Risk Management Company

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell is pleased to announce that Zev Frishman has joined Morneau Shepell as a Chief Investment Officer with its Asset and Risk Management company. Mr. Frishman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer with Open Access Limited. Additionally, he was a member of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan investment team for 18 years.

Mr. Frishman has been involved in all aspects of fund management – development of policies, strategic and tactical asset mix, risk management, selection of external managers, as well as internal management of global equity and overlay of derivative portfolios. He is a regular conference speaker on a variety of investment management topics and wrote several articles for business and investment publications. He has also received the 2010 Benefits Canada award for outstanding achievement and is on the 2010 list of "Top 25 Most Influential Plan Sponsors."

"We are delighted to have Zev join our growing Asset and Risk Management team," said Robert Boston, Managing Partner, Morneau Shepell Asset and Risk & Management Ltd. "He brings a wealth of experience, expertise and guidance that will only continue to grow Morneau Shepell's fund management practice."

Mr. Frishman holds a B.A. in Economics and Statistics (Cum Laude), a M.Sc. in Economics, and has completed PhD comprehensive exams in finance. He is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is also currently a member of the Brandes Institute Advisory Board and the Canadian Investment Review Advisory Board. He also serves as a board member and treasurer of a not-for-profit organization. 

"I am very excited to join Morneau Shepell Asset & Risk Management Ltd.," said Mr. Frishman. "I greatly look forward to growing the company in the area of investment and fund management. Morneau Shepell has a track record of reliable, steady growth and I am proud to join the team."

About Morneau Shepell Inc.
Morneau Shepell is the largest company in Canada offering human resources consulting and outsourcing services. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, as well as the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. Through health and productivity, administrative, and retirement solutions, Morneau Shepell helps clients reduce costs, increase employee productivity and improve their competitive position. Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations in North America. With approximately 3,700 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States, and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit

SOURCE Morneau Shepell - Investment

For further information: Nathan Gibson, Manager, Corporate Communications, Morneau Shepell, 416-390-2641,