Wesley Diong CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer, CPWM
Wesley Diong is a Director of Cumberland Investment Counsel Inc. (“CIC”), and Director and Chief Financial Officer of CIC’s parent company, Cumberland Partners Limited (“CPL”), and CIC’s affiliate, Cumberland Private Wealth Management Inc. (“CPWM”), (collectively Cumberland Private Wealth). He has over 20 years of senior finance experience in the investment management and financial services industry.
Prior to Cumberland Private Wealth, he was a partner and Chief Financial Officer of a private markets investment advisory firm; and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of a Canadian distressed-debt fund manager, responsible for finance, fund administration and investor relations. Before this, Mr. Diong was Vice President and acted as Chief Financial Officer at Fortress Canada, an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, a private equity and hedge fund manager based in New York. Mr. Diong spent over 9 years at Royal Bank of Canada where he started his financial services career and held various positions including Chief Financial Officer of RBC Capital Partners, the private equity investment arm of RBC.
Mr. Diong has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant. He is a shareholder of Cumberland Partners Limited, the firm’s parent company.