Mr. Williamson is Senior Executive Vice-President, CIBC and Group Head, Retail and Business Banking. He is responsible for CIBC’s Personal and Business Banking activities, which serve more than 10 million clients.
Mr. Williamson joined CIBC as Chief Financial Officer in 2008 and, prior to joining the bank, he was President and CEO of two publicly-listed companies and held senior executive positions with other financial services institutions. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and is a Chartered Accountant.
Mr. Williamson will serve as Chair of the Executive Council of the CBA until June 2014.