Robert Sedran is Managing Director and Head of CIBC Capital Markets’ Equity Research team. He leads approximately 25 analysts who provide coverage of over 320 companies, in addition to coverage of commodities, interest rates and foreign exchange. Mr. Sedran also heads CIBC Capital Markets’ research of Canadian banks, and has done so since returning to CIBC Capital Markets in 2010 from another Canadian bank. Mr. Sedran began his career with CIBC in 1997, as part of the CFO Development Program, based in Toronto and New York. In 1999 he moved to the Money Market Group in CIBC Capital Markets’ Debt Capital Markets team, assuming both trading and sales roles. Mr. Sedran holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from McMaster University. He is also a CFA charter holder.