The Euromoney / ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2016

Wojtek Niebrzydowski

Vice President, Global Term Funding, Treasury


Wojtek Niebrzydowski is a vice president, global term funding, treasury at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), located in Toronto, Canada. He is responsible for term funding and capital issuance in addition to development and structuring of the bank’s own assets RMBS, ABS, synthetic, covered bond and credit risk mitigation programs in the context of funding, liquidity, balance sheet and regulatory capital management. Wojtek has been with the bank since 1996 in various treasury and balance sheet management capacities in Canada and the US. Before joining CIBC, Wojtek worked at the Canadian operations of American Express, most recently in the role of the treasurer. He graduated with an MBA from Schulich Business School, York University, Toronto, Canada. He is also the current treasurer and past president of the Canadian Asset & Liability Management Association. Since its inaugural EUR deal in September 2008, CIBC has issued 28 benchmark covered bond transactions in five currencies, including landmark deals that re-opened USD and AUD covered bond issuance post the financial crisis in 2010, as well as in 2016 the first and so far only negative yield EUR trade not supported by ECB purchase programs.

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Thu 15 Sep 2016