Andrew Moor, Equitable Bank (Canada)

president and CEO

Andrew Moor joined the Equitable Bank as president, CEO, and a director in March 2007. Under Moor’s leadership, total assets under management have grown to $32 billion. Since 2007, he has worked with Equitable's senior management team to lead the organisation through the financial crisis of 2008, build a significant national business in single family lending, establish Equitable as a major participant in the Canada Mortgage Bond program, and launch a number of new products including a HELOC, accessible by a Visa card, and a high-interest savings account. He led the conversion of The Equitable Trust Company into a Schedule I Bank, Equitable Bank, in 2013. Moor joined Wood Gundy in 1987 and was a managing director in the private equity division of CIBC before joining SMED International, one of CIBC's investee companies, in 1996 as CFO and before being promoted to president. After SMED was acquired in 2000, he was backed by private equity investors to become president and CEO of Invis. He built Invis to become Canada's largest residential mortgage brokerage, and the business was acquired by HSBC in 2005. Moor also made it to the 2019 Mortgage Global 100 list, and with him helming Equitable Bank, the major broker lender was recognized as an employer of choice in CMP’s Top Mortgage Workplaces (500+ employees).