|9th Governor of the Bank of Canada|
June 3, 2013
|Preceded by||Mark Carney|
|President and CEO Export Development Canada|
|Appointed by||Stephen Harper|
|Preceded by||Eric Siegel|
|Succeeded by||Pierre Gignac - acting|
|Born||Stephen S. Poloz
1956 (age 56–57)
|Alma mater||Queen's University
University of Western Ontario
Poloz is a graduate of both the University of Western Ontario and Queen's University. His PhD thesis was on currency movements. Dr. Poloz is a third generation Ukrainian Canadian from Oshawa, Ontario.
Poloz spent 14 years with the Bank of Canada (1981-1994) before leaving as Chief of Research Department to become managing editor of The International Bank Credit Analyst from 1994 to 1999. Poloz joined Export Development Canada in 1999 and became President and CEO in 2010.
- http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21577432-big-shoes-fill-tough-times-ahead-challenges-facing-stephen-poloz-after Canada’s new central-bank governor: After Carney