The Canadian Payments Association’s Chair of the Board of Directors, Janet Cosier, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerry Gaetz as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Gaetz joins the CPA following a distinguished career of progressive and varied executive leadership at the Bank of Canada. Since 2008, Mr. Gaetz has been Chief of Currency, responsible for the Bank’s currency function.
Previously, he held positions of Chief of Banking Operations where he was responsible for domestic and international banking operations and funds management, and Chief of Corporate Services where he was responsible for the Bank’s Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Security functions.
The Canadian Payments Association’s mandate is to establish, operate, and maintain systems for the clearing and settlement of payments among member institutions on behalf of their clients – individuals, businesses, and governments. As the steward of the country’s clearing and settlement systems, the CPA also has a public policy mandate to develop the policies and rules that support the safety and soundness, efficiency, accessibility and innovation in Canada’s payments systems.