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Robert Cormie head of BMO's private banking business in Hong Kong and Singapore

Staff writer |
Toronto, ON, Canada - January 29, 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada - BMO Financial Group announced the appointment of Robert Cormie as regional vice president and managing director, private banking Asia.




Mr. Cormie is Managing Director and Head of the Asia-Pacific Region for CIBC World Markets — CIBC’s wholesale banking business,and Vice-President, Retail Distribution for Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in Asia. He is also Chief Executive of CIBC’s Hong Kong Branch.

Mr. Cormie began his career in law in 1991 working for a Toronto-based law firm where he practiced corporate and commercial law. He joined CIBC in Hong Kong in 1996 and has since worked in various roles relating to CIBC’s Private Wealth and Asset Management businesses in the Asia region. He assumed his wholesale banking role in April, 2010.

Mr. Cormie earned a B. Comm., in Finance from University of Alberta, and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. He is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales, and as a barrister and solicitor in Ontario, Canada.

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