Cheryl joined Global Container Terminals in February 2018 as Chief Financial Officer. She is recognized locally and nationally as a transformative agent with deep financial expertise in capital intensive industries including utilities, transportation, and manufacturing. Cheryl is responsible for the strategic leadership and direction for Global Container Terminals’ financial activities and governance for both the Canadian and US regions.
Cheryl Yaremko was appointed BC Hydro’s Chief Financial Officer in July 2012, after acting in the position since December 2011, and was also the Executive Vice-President, Finance, Technology and Supply Chain. She joined BC Hydro in 2006 and previously served as the Chief Accounting Officer. Before joining BC Hydro, Cheryl was the Chief Financial Officer for BC Railway Company and, previous to that, was the Corporate Controller at Western Star Trucks Holdings and a Manager at Ernst & Young. She is a member of the Board of Governors of the Business Council of BC and has served on the boards of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), UBC Investment Management Trust, InTransit BC, Ballet BC, and the national board of FEI Canada.
Cheryl is a Chartered Professional Accountant, holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), with a Major in Finance, from the University of British Columbia.