President & CEO, Walmart Canada Bank, EVP Financial Services and Corporate Affairs
As President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart Canada Bank, Trudy oversees the company’s growing catalogue of financial services offerings. Trudy developed the strategy for Walmart Canada to expand into the financial services space, including creating and gaining regulatory approval for Walmart Canada Bank, which launched in 2010 with the Walmart Rewards MasterCard, the fastest growing retail credit card program in Canada. She also has accountability for Walmart Canada’s Corporate Affairs including charitable giving, corporate sustainability and public affairs.
Prior to joining Walmart in 2006, Trudy was VP Financial Services at American Express. Trudy’s executive experience also includes 10 years with CIBC. Her last role there was as president, CIBC Trust and head of global private banking where she led a global team across Canada, the Caribbean and Asia.
Prior to her time in the Financial Services industry, Trudy held various management roles in retail with Hudson’s Bay.
Trudy is a member of the Ivey Business School Advisory Board, the Board of Directors for Walmart Canada Bank and previously sat on the Financial Services board for Walmart Chile and was Chair of the Board of the Toronto Cricket Skating & Curling Club.
She is a graduate of the Richard Ivey School of Business HBA program at Western University and holds the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation.