Deputy Prime Minister Announces Carolyn Rogers as Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

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July 12, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Department of Finance Canada

Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, announced the appointment of Carolyn Rogers as the new Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada. Ms. Rogers will begin her seven-year term on December 15, 2021. Ms. Rogers is currently the Secretary General of the international Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, which is comprised of 45 central banks and bank supervisors from 28 jurisdictions. Ms. Rogers also previously served as Assistant Superintendent, Regulation Sector, at Canada’s Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.


“Ms. Rogers brings a tremendous wealth of expertise and experience with her that will serve Canadians well as we navigate the end of the pandemic and build a strong economic recovery. I am confident that, in addition to her exceptional résumé, Ms. Rogers will bring a fresh perspective to the Bank of Canada. Canadians are fortunate to have Ms. Rogers as the next Senior Deputy Governor at the Bank of Canada. I wish her every success during her tenure.” 

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

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