Karen Rowe is Chief Financial Officer at CIBC Mellon.

Karen RoweKaren Rowe

Chief Financial Officer

Karen Rowe is Chief Financial Officer at CIBC Mellon.

Karen is responsible for all Chief Financial Officer duties at CIBC Mellon, including planning and analysis, accounting, corporate taxation and financial reporting.

Karen has more than 25 years of experience in leadership roles providing financial, strategic and operational management. Prior to joining CIBC Mellon, Karen served as Managing Director, Head of Investment Finance for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), where she led the team responsible for providing operational support for the global private investment portfolio, overseeing financial accounting, reporting and analysis, and valuations.

She previously held progressively senior roles at CIBC, including the position, Vice President, Finance, Global Merchant Banking, Canadian Investment, Corporate and Commercial Banking.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).