Victor Dodig, member of the Board of Directors of TELUS Corporation and member of the Pension Committee

Victor Dodig


Victor Dodig is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the CIBC group of companies, a position he has held since 2014. He brings more than 25 years of extensive business and banking experience. Over his career, Victor also led several businesses with UBS and Merrill Lynch in Canada and internationally, and was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. He serves on the board of CIBC and is the Chair of the Business Council of Canada. Victor is a vocal advocate for inclusion in the workplace and is chair of the Inclusion and Diversity Leadership Council at CIBC and the past Co-Chair of the BlackNorth Initiative. He is also the past Chair of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board and past Chair of the 30% Club Canada.

Victor has also been recognized as a Catalyst Canada Honours Champion for his leadership in advancing gender diversity.

Victor is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, where he earned an MBA and was recognized as a Baker Scholar. He also holds a diploma from the Institut d’études politiques in Paris and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto (St. Michael’s College) in Commerce. Victor is a recipient of an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Toronto Metropolitan University.

As a bank CEO, Victor brings substantial strategic and operational experience to our Board. The Board benefits from his insights on our enterprise customers, the macroeconomic environment and his expertise in finance and accounting, human resources management, executive compensation, customer experience and government/regulatory affairs.