Full Name
Ed Khediguian
Job Title
VP, CWB Franchise Finance
Company/ Property
CWB Franchise Finance
Speaker Bio
Ed currently is Senior Vice President of Franchise Finance for Canadian Western Bank, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the mortgage, asset-based, and corporate lending business to the hotel, restaurant, and craft brew sectors across Canada for CWB Financial Group. Ed has over 20 years of investment, asset management, and operational management experience in the lodging, hospitality, and restaurant industries
across Canada, the US, and France.

In 2016, CWB acquired the Franchise Finance platform Ed managed for GE Capital. Ed led that business for GE from 2002. Prior to joining Prior to GE, Ed was Director of a private equity fund for the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDP Capital) focused on investing in the leisure and tourism industries. Prior to the Caisse, Ed was with KPMG’s Consulting and Corporate Finance group in Montreal and Toronto focused on the Hospitality and Leisure sectors. Prior to KPMG, Ed worked for Remington Hotels Corp. out of Dallas, Texas as an Asset Manager.

Ed attended McGill University’s John Molson School of Business and Cornell University’s Hotel School of Management, graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Management in Hospitality respectively.
Ed Khediguian