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A roundup of current CEOs at Canada's biggest banks

04/07/2013 06:00 EDT | Updated 06/07/2013 05:12 EDT
TORONTO - A roundup of current CEOs at Canada's biggest banks:

Name: Gord Nixon

Bank: Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY)

Age: 56

Title: President and CEO, RBC

Held positions since: 2001

Previous title: Chief executive officer of RBC Capital Markets

Joined company: In 1979 at Dominion Securities before it was acquired by Royal Bank in 1987

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Name: Gerald McCaughey

Bank: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX:CM)

Age: 56

Title: President and CEO, CIBC

Held position since: August 2005

Previous title: Chairman and chief executive officer of CIBC World Markets

Joined company: In 1990 when CIBC acquired private client operations of Merrill Lynch Canada

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Name: Rick Waugh

Bank: Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS)

Age: 65

Title: CEO, Scotiabank

Held position since: December 2003

Previous title: President of Scotiabank. Served as both president and CEO until Oct. 2012. Prior to that, he was appointed vice-Chairman of corporate banking in 1995

Joined company: In 1970 as a branch employee in Winnipeg

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Name: William Downe

Bank: Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)

Age: 61

Title: President and CEO, BMO Financial Group

Held position since: March 2007

Previous title: Chief operating officer, BMO Financial Group

Joined company: In May 1983 from Security Pacific National Bank

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Name: Ed Clark

Age: 65

Bank: Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD)

Title: President and CEO, TD Bank Group

Held position since: December 2002

Previous title: President and chief operating officer

Joined company: In July 2000 when TD Bank acquired Canada Trust Financial Services