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Jill Denham

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Director*
Toronto, Ontario

Ms. Denham joined CP's Board of Directors in 2016 after an impressive career holding senior roles in the financial services industry. She was the Vice-Chair, Retail Markets from 2001 through 2005 at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and the Managing Director, Head of Commercial Banking and E-Commerce at CIBC Wood Gundy from 1999 to 2001. Prior to that, Ms. Denham was responsible for CIBC's European operations in London, U.K. Prior to that she was President of Merchant Banking/ Private Equity.  She began her career in investment banking in 1983.

Ms. Denham currently chairs the board of Lifeworks Inc. (formerly Morneau Shepell Inc.). She is the lead director of the board at Canaccord Genuity and a board member of Kinaxis Inc. She previously served on the boards of National Bank of Canada, IHS Markit Ltd, Penn West Petroleum Ltd., Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Ms. Denham is President of Authentum Partners Ltd., which invests in technology and related businesses and provides advisory services.

Ms. Denham holds an Honours Business Administration degree from Ivey Business School, Western University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

*Member of the Audit and Finance Committee and the Risk and Sustainability Committee.