As a member of CI Financial’s executive committee, Mr. Kerr has corporate management responsibilities for CI’s investment management teams as well as for CI Institutional Asset Management and CI’s Australian subsidiary, Grant Samuel Funds Management. He has over 23 years of experience in the Canadian investment industry. Before joining CI Investments in 1999, he was with BPI Financial in an investment operations role. From 1999-2006, Mr. Kerr was head of CI’s Institutional Business Development team, responsible for managing CI’s offerings to institutional and high net worth investors. In 2007, he was appointed to oversee CI’s retail sales and marketing teams for Ontario and Eastern Canada. In 2011, he assumed leadership of CI’s Product Development and Investment Consulting teams, before being named to his current roles in 2012.
Mr. Kerr holds an Honours BA in Economics (Dean’s List) from Western University, as well as the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Course from the Canadian Securities Institute.