Women in Payments names Jenny Fagg a Distinguished Payments Professional
and recognizes Gayle Murdoch as a Rising Star in Canada's fast-growing
TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) is pleased to announce that two of its leaders in
payments innovation have been named recipients of the prestigious 2015
Women in Payments Awards:
Jenny Fagg, Executive Vice-President, Products & Payments - Distinguished Payments
Gayle Murdoch, Senior Director, Payments New Business Development - Rising Star Award
"Leading in payments is important to our clients and our bank, and
having strong leaders is essential to driving innovation in a market
where client needs and expectations are changing rapidly," says David
Williamson, Senior Executive Vice President and Group Head, Retail and
Business Banking, CIBC. "We are proud to have accomplished leaders like
Jenny and innovators like Gayle on our team to meet the future needs of
our clients and drive CIBC's leadership in innovation."
Jenny Fagg is a respected leader in the payments industry. With more
than 25 years of experience in financial services, she has worked in
Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Gayle Murdoch is a client-focused leader who has led the development of
payments innovations in partnership with leading Canadian brands such
as Tim Hortons and TELUS.
In addition, Brenda Clark, CIBC's Vice President of Payments Innovation
and Integration, is a previous Women in Payments Award winner,
receiving the Innovation Award in 2013.
"The world of payments is an important and evolving industry and many
women are at the helm of its advancement," says Women in Payments
founder, Kristy Duncan. "The Women in Payments Awards were created to
recognize and celebrate women who are true innovators and leaders in
the payments industry."
About Women in Payments™
With symposiums in Canada, the USA and Australia, Women in Payments
offers career development, payment systems education, and community
building for women working across the payments industry. Symposiums
include keynote presentations, executive panel discussions, and
breakout sessions addressing topics about trends and innovation in
retail and business payments, as well as leadership issues specific to
the payments market. For more information, including sponsorship
opportunities, visit womeninpayments.org.
CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with
nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. Through our
three major business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth
Management and Wholesale Banking - CIBC offers a full range of products
and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network,
branches and offices across Canada with offices in the United States
and around the world. You can find other news releases and information
about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
Image with caption: "CIBC congratulates all of the recipients of the 2015 Women in Payments Awards including our own Gayle Murdoch, Senior Director, New Business Development, recognized with the 2015 Women in Payments Rising Star Award and Jenny Fagg, Executive Vice-President, Products & Payments, honoured with the 2015 Women in Payments Distinguished Payments Professional Award. (CNW Group/CIBC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150916_C9762_PHOTO_EN_44206.jpg
For further information:
Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications,
Women in Payments™