Ron Landry, MBA, CPA, CGA
Head Of Product And Canadian ETF Services, CIBC Mellon
Ron is responsible for new product and service strategy and development for CIBC Mellon. He drives the product life cycle and steers the overall direction of product development, including integrating capabilities from BNY Mellon, CIBC and tailored solutions for the Canadian market. Ron also oversees CIBC Mellon’s exchange-traded fund (ETF) servicing business as well as its digital asset services product practice. As part of his role, he provides strategic guidance to support clients in navigating the Canadian market.
Ron has nearly 30 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining CIBC Mellon, Ron was President of Felcom Data Services, a recordkeeping and fund administration business acquired by CIBC Mellon in 2009. Ron also held progressively senior roles in fund accounting, corporate finance and regulatory compliance at Altamira Investment Services.
Ron is a CPA, CGA, holds an MBA from Laurentian University, and is a highly active participant in the Canadian fund services industry. Ron is a member of the Canadian ETF Association (CEFTA)’s Board of Directors, as well as its operations, policy, and tax committees. He also serves on the Alternative Investment Management Association of Canada’s Alternative Credit Council and its Legal, Finance and Compliance Committee, on the Canadian Association for Alternative Strategies and Assets Compliance and Operations Group, and the Investment Funds Institute of Canada’s accounting advisory working group.