TORONTO, May 2 /CNW/ - Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Chair and
Chief Executive Officer Howard Wetston, Q.C., announced today the appointment of Maureen Jensen as OSC Executive
Director and Chief Administrative Officer, effective June 13, 2011.
Ms. Jensen is currently Senior Vice President, Surveillance and
Compliance, with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of
Canada (IIROC), a position she has held since 2008.
"Maureen Jensen has strong people management skills and extensive
experience and expertise in capital markets regulation, the financial
services industry and the Canadian mining sector," said Mr. Wetston.
"Maureen's leadership experience as an executive and her understanding
of the OSC's mandate and operations, the role of self-regulatory
organizations and the capital markets in general will serve the OSC
extremely well in our work to protect the public interest."
Previously, Ms. Jensen held executive positions with Market Regulation
Services Inc., where she served as President and CEO and Director from
2007 to 2008 and as Vice President, Market Regulation, from 2002 to
2007. From 1998 to 2002, she was a Director at the Toronto Stock
Exchange and TSX Group, where her accomplishments included leading the
integration of CDNX (now TSX Venture Exchange) into the TSX corporate
structure in 2002 and developing the first strategic plan for TSX Group
prior to it going public.
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.
SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission
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