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Nadeem Velani


Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer ​

Nadeem Velani joined Canadian Pacific in March 2013 and served as Vice-President Investor Relations before becoming Chief Financial Officer in September 2016. Prior to CP, Nadeem spent 15 years at Canadian National (CN) where he worked in a variety of positions in Strategic and Financial Planning, Investor Relations, Sales and Marketing and the Office of the President and CEO.  

Nadeem is a key member of the senior management team responsible for helping plan the long-term strategic direction of the company. Other responsibilities include financial planning, investor relations, reporting and accounting systems as well as pension, treasury and tax. 

Nadeem holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Western University and an MBA in Finance/International Business from McGill. 

Nadeem was recognized by Institutional Investor as a member of the inaugural 2020 All-Canada Executive Team. He was ranked as the top CFO in the Capital Goods/Industrials sector as voted on by buy-side analysts, money managers and sell-side researchers. He was also named Canada's CFO Of The Year in 2020.