Chief Operating Officer, CIBC
|Richard Nesbitt is Chief Operating Officer, CIBC. In this role, he is responsible for the global operations of Wholesale Banking, Technology and Operations, Strategy and Corporate Development, CIBC's International Operations, including CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, and Treasury.|
Mr. Nesbitt joined CIBC in 2008 following his more than 20 years of experience in the securities industry. From 2004 to 2008 he was Chief Executive Officer of TSX Group having joined TSX as President of TSX Markets in 2001. Prior to joining the company in 2001, Mr. Nesbitt served as President and Chief Operating Officer of BayStreetDirect Inc., an Internet based investment dealer. Before that Mr. Nesbitt was President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Securities Canada for three years, after having worked for 10 years at CIBC Wood Gundy. He has also worked with Mobil Oil Canada Ltd., for five years and spent two years as a Lecturer at The University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business.