Chris Cooke

VP Finance | RBB & Wealth Management Finance


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Chris is Vice President, Finance at CIBC in Toronto and has over 18 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He is a finance professional with experience in banking, wealth management and not-for-profit businesses. Chris’ responsibilities include providing strategic direction for large and diverse Finance teams; development, mentoring and oversight to senior finance and banking professionals; advice and support to Senior Executives of Retail and Business Banking & Wealth Management businesses; consolidation planning, analysis and performance reporting; and, delivering against key initiatives that support CIBC strategy and Finance strategy. Before joining CIBC, Chris held management roles in Finance at Merrill Lynch and an Audit Manager role at Ernst & Young.  Chris was a Board Member at United Way of Halton Hills since 2007, with various roles including President, Treasurer and Campaign Chair. He is also a Director, CIBC Asset Management Inc., CIBC Trust Inc., CIBC Investor Services Inc., and CIBC Securities Inc. since 2016. From 2002 – 2009, Chris was a member of the Ridley College Advancement Committee and since 2016 is a member of the Ridley College Finance and HR Committee. Chris received his CPA and CA in 1995 and graduated from Brock University in 1992 with Honours in Business Administration.


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