CPA welcomes new President and CEO, Gerry Gaetz
OTTAWA -- Mr. Gaetz joins the CPA following a distinguished career of progressive and varied executive leadership at the Bank of Canada. From 2008 to 2013 Mr. Gaetz served as Chief of Currency, responsible for the Bank’s currency function, including the development and launch of Canada’s new banknote series, as well as retail payments-related economic research. Previously, he held positions of Chief of Banking Operations where he was responsible for domestic and international banking operations and funds management, and Chief of Corporate Services where he was responsible for the Bank’s Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Security functions.
“Canada’s financial system and its payments system are globally recognized for their stability, soundness, and efficiency,” said Mr. Gaetz. “I am delighted to be joining the Canadian Payments Association at a time of change and opportunity in the payments industry, and I look forward to working with the CPA leadership team and staff, our members and stakeholders to build on the CPA’s and Canada’s strong reputation.”