Richard Falconer

Richard Falconer

By ext_origin

February 6, 2022

Richard (Dick) is currently a Member, CDIC Advisory Panel on Resolution.  Former corporate directorships include Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chorus Aviation Inc.; Director, Resolute Forest Products Inc.; and Chairman of the Board, Jaguar Mining Inc.  Dick retired from CIBC, in 2011, after 40 years with the bank.  At the time of his retirement Dick was a Vice Chairman and Managing Director, CIBC World Markets Inc.  Former positions include Senior Advisor, Lazard Canada Inc., and Senior Partner, Verus Partners & Co.

Dick has extensive corporate finance and M&A experience in numerous industries including agriculture; energy; financial; forest products; media and telecom; mining; retail; technology; and transportation.  He is a Director, The Dorothy Ley Hospice; a Member of the Advisory Council for the Children’s Aid Foundation; a Member of The Brain Campaign Cabinet, for the University Health Network, Krembil Neuroscience Centre; a Member of the LOFT Campaign Cabinet; and a Member of the Board of Governors for The Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation.

Mr. Falconer is a Chartered Financial Analyst; MBA, York University; BA (Honours) University of Toronto.