AMA Toronto’s annual CMO series looks to bring together leading marketing executives for a town hall conversation about the state of marketing.

Event Schedule:

  • 7:30 am Doors Open & Networking
  • 8:15 am Guests Welcome & Soapbox 
  • 8:30 am Host Introduction & CMO Panel
  • 9:15 am Q&A with Panel & the Audience
  • 9:30 am Networking (30 min)
  • 10:00 am End of the Event

Our Distinguished Panelists:

Kaiwan Suntok, CMO, IBM Canada

Kaiwan Suntok is the Director and Chief Marketing Officer of IBM in Canada. He leads an integrated team of marketers responsible for brand marketing, product marketing, demand generation, digital and social marketing, market development and channel marketing.

His 23 year career at IBM spans several marketing and sales leadership roles in Canada, North America and globally. Extensive experience in marketing, face-to-face and digital sales, hardware and services in rapidly growing areas like cloud and AI provides a deep foundation for Kaiwan to leverage all elements of the marketing mix to deliver significant value and innovation for clients while creating and growing markets for IBM.

Clinton Braganza, CMO, Scotiabank

As Chief Marketing Officer, Clinton Braganza is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of Scotiabank’s global marketing strategy. Clinton joined Scotiabank in 2014 as Senior Vice-President of Canadian Marketing, a role he held until his appointment to CMO in 2018. Previously, Clinton held progressively senior positions within financial marketing including Vice President, Head of Brand Marketing for Canada and the UK with Capital One; Account Director with Grey Advertising; and managing the Membership Rewards Program at American Express.

Clinton has been asked to sit on the Judging Panel for several marketing achievement awards, including the Canadian Marketing Association Awards, the Effies, and the Midas Awards.

Pina Sciarra, Managing Director, PwC Canada

Pina Sciarra leads the CMO Advisory practice for PwC Canada working with a team of marketing experts and a panel of career CMOs to help organizations across all industries increase the impact of Marketing and Brand Strategy, drive growth across all key metrics, establish more control over the marketing value chain and reduce waste.

Pina also leads the CPG industry consulting practice for Canada working with CEOs on growth transformations, cost take out strategies across all functions and building capabilities to become more agile and digitally enabled to better compete.

Christine Jakovcic, CMO, Kellogg Canada

Christine Jakovcic joined Kellogg Canada Inc. as Vice President, Marketing and Nutrition in 2018. In this role, she is responsible for developing portfolio strategies to deliver long-term, sustainable growth. She is a member of the Canadian Leadership Team, as well as the Global Marketing Leadership Team for Kellogg Company.

Christine has held a variety of marketing leadership roles prior to joining Kellogg Canada. She spent six years at Molson Coors, most recently as Chief Marketing and Consumer Excellence Officer where she had P&L responsibility and strategic oversight of brand marketing, innovation, insights, media and portfolio. She also led the development of the company’s national revenue management capability.


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