As we enter a new year, we remain focused on the social and economic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we are also on the road to economic recovery, aided by the deployment of vaccines and other measures which will enable the economy to rebound and grow.
As we come back, we have an opportunity to build a stronger Canadian economy – one that is focused on sustainability and that recognizes the critical value of inclusion to maximizing our potential.
Join Canadian Club Toronto on January 27th as Victor Dodig, President & CEO of CIBC, takes our podium to discuss the responsibility that organizations and leaders have when it comes to building a sustainable, inclusive economy of the future.
Following Mr. Dodig’s remarks, he will join a panel with other business leaders to discuss the key issues of sustainability and inclusion. The panel will be moderated by Amber Kanwar, Anchor & Reporter, BNN Bloomberg and will feature
- Rola Dagher – Global Channel Chief, Dell Technologies
- Richard Manley – Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Investing, CPPIB
President and CEO, CIBC
Victor Dodig was named President and CEO of the CIBC group of companies, one of North America's leading financial services institutions, in September 2014.
During his tenure, Victor has helped usher in a new era for the bank, positioning CIBC as a relationship-oriented bank for a modern world. In 2016, he led the acquisition of The PrivateBank, establishing a strong North American platform for CIBC to serve clients and deliver future growth.
Victor brings more than 25 years of extensive business and banking experience, having led CIBC's Wealth Management, Asset Management, and Retail Banking businesses. Over the course of his career, Victor has also led several businesses with UBS and Merrill Lynch in Canada and internationally, and was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company.
A member of CIBC's Board of Directors, Victor also serves on the board of the C.D. Howe Institute and is Vice-Chair of the Business Council of Canada. Mr. Dodig is a vocal advocate for inclusion in the workplace and is chair of the Inclusion and Diversity Leadership Council at CIBC and a co-chair of the BlackNorth Initiative. He is serving as a member of the global Catalyst Board of Directors, past Chair of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board and past Chair of the 30% Club Canada. In 2017, he was recognized as a Catalyst Canada Honours Champion for his leadership in advancing gender diversity.