Suzann Pennington
Suzann Pennington
CIBC Asset Management

Suzann Pennington, CFA
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer

Suzann Pennington oversees CAM’s portfolio management and research efforts including Active Equities, Fixed Income, Currency, Tactical Asset Allocation, Passive and Structured Products. She also manages Canadian All-Cap Equity mandates.

Prior to being appointed Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of CIBC Asset Management Inc. in June 2013, Ms. Pennington was Head of Equities and managed equity and balanced fund mandates.

Before joining CIBC in 2011, Ms. Pennington held various senior roles at Mackenzie Financial including Team Leader, Saxon Funds and Chief Investment Officer at Howson Tattersall Investment Counsel. Previous to her role at Mackenzie, she held the position of Vice-President, Equities and Head of International Research at Sceptre Investment Counsel Ltd. and was a founding partner and senior portfolio manager at Synergy Asset Management. She began her investment career at the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System.

Ms. Pennington holds a Bachelor of Mathematics in Actuarial Science and Statistics from the University of Waterloo. She is also a CFA charterholder.