Andrew Moor joined the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director in March 2007. Since 2007, he has worked with Equitable’s Board and senior management team to: lead the organization 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, a High Interest Savings Account and, most recently, the digital bank – EQ Bank. Andrew led the conversion of The Equitable Trust Company into a Schedule I Bank, Equitable Bank, in 2013.
Andrew joined Wood Gundy Inc. in 1987 and was a Managing Director in the private equity division of CIBC before joining SMED International in 1996 as CFO and later President. After SMED was acquired in 2000 for approximately $300 million, he was backed by private equity investors to become President and CEO of Invis Inc. Andrew built Invis to become Canada’s largest residential mortgage brokerage and the business was acquired by HSBC in 2005.
Mr Moor is Chairman of The Trust Companies Association of Canada and a member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Bankers Association. He is a past Chair of Mortgage Professionals Canada.
Andrew is a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Sleep Country Canada Inc. (TSX:ZZZ) and a member of the Smith School of Business Advisory Board at Queen’s University.
Andrew earned his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1987 and holds the ICD.D designation. He graduated from University College London in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.