Alberta Pensions Services Corporation Unveils a Bold Vision for the Future


October 6, 2011

Edmonton - Alberta Pensions Services Corporation's (APS) new 2012-2016 Five-Year Strategic Plan confirms our commitment to excellence in serving Alberta's public sector pension plans. Guided by a mission to provide risk managed, efficient and effective pension services, the strategic plan is the roadmap to reach this goal.

"Changing economic, demographic and political factors continue to alter the pension environment," says APS President and C.E.O., Monica Norminton. "We anticipate increased demand for services from our clients and stakeholders, and we must be responsive in ways that demonstrate good stewardship of the monies entrusted to us by the pension plans."

APS' focus over the next five years will centre on several projects the Corporation refers to as the Big Three: Pension Policy Simplification, Business Process Simplification and Next Generation, which will unify our aging pension services systems. APS is in the very early stages of these projects, but they will help ensure APS' continued commitment to deliver on its mission.

Another cornerstone of the strategic plan is a commitment to ongoing dialogue with clients and stakeholders.

"We are shaped not only by the needs and expectations of the Trustee, the Minister of Finance and Enterprise, but we are guided by the needs of members and pensioners, employers and plan governors as well," says Norminton. "We will check back frequently with clients and stakeholders to gauge our progress and to see if adjustments need to be made."

The 2012-2016 Five-Year Strategic Plan is available under publications on the APS website.

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For more information, contact:

Tracy Balash
Director, Communications
780-391-3450