Speaker Profiles

Trudy Fahie

Trudy Fahie

President & CEO, Walmart Canada Bank

EVP Financial Services & Corporate Affairs, Walmart Canada

Trudy Fahie is the president and chief executive officer of Walmart Canada Bank. In this role, she oversees the company’s growing catalogue of financial services offerings. Trudy was responsible for developing the strategy for Walmart Canada to expand into the financial services space, including creating and gaining regulatory approval for Walmart Canada Bank. She also has accountability for Walmart Canada’s Corporate Affairs including charitable giving, corporate sustainability and public affairs.

Trudy began her career at Walmart Canada in 2006 as vice-president, financial services. Prior to this, she served as vice-president, financial services at American Express. Trudy’s executive experience also includes 10 years with the wealth management division at CIBC. Her last role there was as president, CIBC Trust and head of global private banking where she led a global team across Canada, the Caribbean and Asia.

Prior to her time in the Financial Services industry, Trudy held various management roles in retail with Hudson’s Bay.

Trudy currently sits on the Board of Directors for Walmart Canada Bank and previously on the Presto Board for the financial services business in Walmart Chile.

She is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and holds the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation.

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