Charles Sims FCPA, FCA
President and Chief Executive Officer, CPL and CPWM
Charles Sims is the President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Cumberland Partners Limited (“CPL”) and its subsidiary Cumberland Private Wealth Management Inc. (“CPWM”) and director of CPWM’s affiliate, Cumberland Investment Counsel Inc. (collectively “Cumberland Private Wealth”). Mr. Sims is responsible for the overall business operations and strategic direction of CPL and Cumberland Private Wealth.
Mr. Sims has been involved in the investment industry since 1989, working in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. Prior to Cumberland Private Wealth, he was with the Templeton organization in Canada, then Franklin Templeton in California, and most recently with IGM Financial Inc., as Co-President and CEO and as Chairman, President and CEO of Mackenzie Investments.
Mr. Sims is a member of the board of governors of Upper Canada College, and is chairman of The V-42 Foundation. He is a past director and chairman of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada, a former member of the Leadership Council for the Toronto Financial Services Alliance and is a past director and chairman of FundSERV Canada.
Mr. Sims is a director and shareholder of Cumberland Partners Limited, the firm’s parent company.