Women on the Move

Women in the workforce represent a large pool of talent. However, our observation is that within financial services, women represent a diminishing share of professionals as responsibility levels increase.

Vlaad and Company is on the front lines of recruiting solid business leaders in the industry, while promoting and elevating the entry and progression of women in financial services.

Archived Moves

Stacey Cunningham has been announced as the first female President of the New York Stock Exchange. Stacey was most recently COO.

Moving to Toronto from Washington to join CIBC Capital Markets' Corporate Banking team as Director, Project Finance, Infrastructure, Power & Utilities is Romani Curtis. Romani was previously Investment Officer, Infrastructure and Natural Resources (Middle East and North Africa) at IFC.

Joining Beacon Securities as an Equity Research Associate, is Susan Xu from CIBC Capital Markets where she was a Business Systems Analyst, Equity Markets Technology.

Co-operators Group has appointed Karen Higgins Executive Vice President and CFO from Vice President Finance, Life Operations.

Foyston, Gordon & Payne hires Kimberley Woolverton as a Senior Vice President, Institutional Sales. Previously, Kimberley was a Senior Business Development Manager at Aberdeen Asset Management.

In Calgary, joining Industrial Alliance Securities is Equity Research Associate, Energy, Chelsea Bedrejo, from Paradigm Capital.

Joining Canaccord Genuity:
• On the Metals and Mining team as an Equity Research Associate, Allison Carson. Allison was most recently the Investor Relations and Marketing Manager at Catch Advisory Group.
• Moving from Vancouver to Toronto to join as a Junior Associate, Equity Research is Baljir Baatartogtokh. Baljir was previously at TD Bank as a Commercial Banking Associate.
• Emily Jameson joins as an Investment Banking Associate from FirePower Capital where she was an Investment Banking Analyst.

Recent graduate Snehal Kukreja joins CIBC's Distribution Solutions and Operating Models team as a Consultant.