Dean A. Cosman

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Cosman was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2018 for a period of six months or until the government lead CEO recruitment process is completed, whichever occurs first.

Mr. Cosman originally joined CDIC in 1995 and has been involved in a number of key areas within CDIC including finance, member risk assessment, monitoring and the resolution of member institutions. Most recently he served as Senior Vice-President, Insurance and Risk Assessment and prior to that as Vice-President, Finance and Adminstration and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Cosman brings more than 20 years of financial leadership experience in Crown corporations to this role in increasingly senior roles at CDIC and Export Development Canada.

Mr. Cosman holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant.