Former Ontario Teachers’ Plan VP Joins Open Access

February 6, 2012 ( – Open Access Limited has appointed Zev Frishman as senior vice president of investment management.  

Frishman spent 18 years at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, where he was vice president of Global Equity Strategies since 2002. Throughout his 30 years in investment management, Frishman has been involved in all aspects of fund management from development of policies, determining strategic and tactical asset mixes, risk management, external manager selection, as well as internal management of global equity and overlay (derivative) portfolios.

At Teachers’, Frishman played a key role in helping develop the first in-house asset-liability model and initial portfolio guidelines for investments, and in 2010 he received both the Benefits Canada award for outstanding achievement and was recognized as one of Canada’s “Top 25 Most Influential Plan Sponsors.”