CIBC Wood Gundy

Office address: Brookfield Place, PO Box 500, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2S8
Year established: 1988 (year acquired by CIBC)
Company type: financial services provider
Employees: approx. 2,000
Expertise: finance
Parent company: CIBC
CEO and key people: Ed Dodig, EVP and Head of CIBC Wood Gundy
Financing status: corporation

CIBC Wood Gundy is one of the most well-established wealth management firms in Canada. Its origins date back to 1905 with Wood Gundy & Co. with a long history of providing expert advice and investment solutions to Canadians.

History of CIBC Wood Gundy

CIBC Wood Gundy was founded in 1905 by George Herbert Wood and James Henry Gundy. The firm was originally known as Wood Gundy & Co. and specialized in underwriting and distributing municipal and provincial bonds. It weathered two world wars while supporting Canadians with Victory Loans and war bonds.

Post-World War 2 saw huge growth for the company, earning it a reputation for being one of the nation’s top investment firms.

 In 1988, Wood Gundy was acquired by CIBC, one of Canada's largest banks.

Today, CIBC Wood Gundy is a leading wealth management firm with over 800 advisors in offices across Canada.

Products and Services of CIBC Wood Gundy

Backed by the strength of the CIBC group, here are some of the products and services that CIBC Wood Gundy offers:

  • portfolio management
  • investment advice
  • retirement planning
  • estate planning
  • tax planning
  • insurance

Culture at CIBC Wood Gundy

CIBC Wood Gundy is known for its expert advice and excellent service.

The company values trust and integrity in its dealings with clients – generations of families who come to them for sound financial and investment advice.

Apart from its focus on expertise and client services, CIBC Wood Gundy is also about giving back. It takes an active role in the community through the CIBC Foundation, CIBC Miracle Day and the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure.

About CIBC Wood Gundy EVP and Head Edward Dodig

Edward Dodig was appointed EVP and Head of CIBC Private Wealth and CIBC Wood Gundy in 2019. Before that, he held various executive roles with CIBC Capital Markets. He has been with the organization for over 30 years.

Mr. Dodig has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto. He is also a CFA charter holder.

Future at CIBC Wood Gundy

CIBC Wood Gundy is a leading wealth management firm with a long history of providing expert advice and investment solutions to its clients. The company is committed to providing the highest quality of service and is constantly innovating its products and services to meet the changing needs of its clients.

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