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Gerald T. McCaughey    

President and CEO CIBC

Gerald McCaughey is President and Chief Executive Officer of the CIBC group of companies, one of North America’s largest financial services institutions. Mr. McCaughey began his career in 1981 as an Account Executive with Merrill Lynch. He held a series of progressive management positions throughout Merrill Lynch’s Canadian Operations. In 1990, CIBC, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Wood Gundy, acquired the Private Client operations of Merrill Lynch Canada. In 1994, Mr. McCaughey became President of Wood Gundy Private Client Investments, a division of CIBC Wood Gundy Securities Inc. He was appointed Senior Executive Vice-President, CIBC, responsible for Wealth Management in 1999 and Vice Chair of CIBC in December 2002. In February 2004, he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CIBC World Markets, the global investment banking arm of CIBC. Mr. McCaughey became President and Chief Operating Officer of CIBC in December 2004. He was named President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of CIBC’s Board of Directors in August 2005. Mr. McCaughey is Chair of the Advisory Board for the Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center and a member of The Learning Partnership’s Corporate Advisory Board. He is also a member of the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations.


CIBC CEO Gerald McCaughey compensation cut 7.6% to $9-million ...

Gerald McCaughey, president and chief executive officer of CIBC, received a salary .... to work is a luxury this country can't afford' and sends the wrong message ...

CIBC renews CEO Gerry McCaughey's contract - The Globe and Mail

Mr. McCaughey became head of CIBC in 2005, and had his contract renewed in 2009. ... If you can't answer this simple question, your business is in trouble ...

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