Head of Product + Canadian ETF Services, CIBC Mellon
Ron Landry is Head of Product and Canadian ETF Services at CIBC Mellon. Ron is responsible for new product and service strategy and development for CIBC Mellon. He drives the product lifecycle 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, and has led the company’s drive to effectively grow and service the Canadian ETF segment. Ron has more than 25 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, and holds an MBA from Laurentian University. He is a highly active participant in the Canadian fund services industry, including serving on the Investment Funds Institute of Canada’s accounting advisory working group, acting as vice-chair of the Canadian ETF Association (CEFTA)’s operations committee, and serving on CEFTA’s policy, marketing, PR and tax committees.