Mary Anne Palangio


Mary Anne Palangio is Chief Financial Officer of the Canadian Securities Exchange.  Her role includes managing and directing the accounting and financial reporting functions for the company as well as administration and human resources.  Additionally, she works closely with the CEO and senior management team on corporate strategy and business development.  Mary Anne was a Director of the company from 2016 through to her resignation in early 2020 to take on her current role.  During this period she served as Chair of the Audit Committee and as Chair of the Human Resources Committee.

Mary Anne was previously CFO at Converge Technology Solutions Corp., a publicly traded North American hybrid IT solutions provider and prior to that she was the CFO of LOGiQ Asset Management Inc., a publicly traded asset management firm.  Previously Mary Anne spent over 7 years at Manulife in the following roles:  SVP, Global Head of Operations and Data Management, Investment Division; SVP, Chief Information Officer, Group Functions; and VP, General Fund Investment Systems.  Before joining Manulife, Mary Anne held senior finance and investment operational roles with Perimeter Financial Corp., The Canada Life Assurance Company, Mackenzie Financial Corporation and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan.  Mary Anne started her career with Deloitte where she obtained her Chartered Accounting designation.  She is a CPA, CA and CFA and holds a BA in Commerce and Economics from the University of Toronto.