Jon Hountalas leads our Commercial Banking and Wealth Management teams in Canada. Under his leadership, these teams focus on making our business, high-net-worth and institutional clients’ ambitions a reality. This includes CIBC Commercial Banking, CIBC Innovation Banking, CIBC Wood Gundy, CIBC Private Wealth Management and CIBC Asset Management.
Mr. Hountalas joined CIBC in 2010 as Executive Vice-President of Business Banking and added responsibility for Corporate Banking in 2015. In 2017, he was appointed to his current role where he leads our Commercial Banking and Wealth Management teams in Canada. Before joining CIBC, Mr. Hountalas spent 25 years in client-facing and executive roles at HSBC Canada.
Mr. Hountalas is actively involved with the Loran Scholars Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and MBA from McGill University.