The Canada Infrastructure Bank is appointing Ehren Cory as chief executive officer.

In the new role, Cory’s first priorities will include implementing the bank’s $10-billion growth plan and drawing more private capital to the Canadian infrastructure market.

He most recently served as CEO of Infrastructure Ontario, a role he held since 2017, after previously serving as president of the organization’s project delivery division and before that, executive vice-president of transaction structuring.

Read: A profile of Janice Fukakusa, chair of the Canada Infrastructure Bank

Prior to his time at Infrastructure Ontario, Cory was a partner at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

“I am honoured to be the CEO of the Canada Infrastructure Bank,” he said in a press release. “I am convinced the CIB can be a vital catalyst for innovative investment in Canada. I look forward to working with the talented CIB team and our partners to accelerate projects that create economic and environmental benefits for Canada.”

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