Victor Dodig was named President and CEO of the CIBC group of companies, one of North America's largest financial services institutions, in September 2014.
Under his tenure, Victor has helped usher in a new era for the bank, positioning CIBC as a strong, innovative, and relationship-oriented financial institution with a Return on Equity among the highest of its peers globally. Victor brings more than 20 years of extensive business and banking experience, having led CIBC's Wealth Management, Asset Management, and Retail Banking businesses. He 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 ROM Board of Governors. He is a vocal advocate for gender diversity in the workplace, and actively supports the advancement of talented women to executive roles and on boards as founding Chair of the 30% Club Canada and as a Catalyst Canada Advisory Board member.
Victor is a past recipient of Canada's Top 40 Under 40™ award. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School where he earned an MBA and was recognized as a Baker scholar. Victor holds a Diploma from the Institut d'études politiques in Paris and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto (St. Michael's College) in Commerce.
Victor resides in Toronto with his wife Maureen and their four teenage children. He is an active community member, most recently serving as Co-Chair of the St. Joseph's Health Centre Foundation's Promise Campaign.