Judith PurvesExecutive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Judith Purves was appointed as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of CBC/Radio-Canada on March 12, 2015.
Ms. Purves is responsible for all aspects of CBC/Radio-Canada’s finance functions, corporate, English and French Services and is a trustee of the CBC/Radio-Canada Pension plan.
Before joining CBC/Radio-Canada, Ms. Purves was a Finance Executive with IBM, holding a number of progressively more senior positions, most recently based in New York as VP and CFO IBM Global Financing. Other significant positions held include CFO of IBM Canada Ltd, IBM Global Services Pricing Executive and Chief Accountant IBM Canada. She has led a number of significant organizational transformations.
Ms. Purves trained as a Chartered Accountant in London, England and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ms. Purves is a member of the Accounting Advisory Board to Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and was formerly on the Board of Casey House.