Rick Hariman

Executive Vice President and
Chief Information Officer

Rick Hariman

Rick Hariman is executive vice president and chief information officer at City National Bank, where he oversees the company’s Information Technology and cybersecurity divisions. He is responsible for the company’s technology strategy, infrastructure, delivery and information security, and he partners with other bank areas to advance City National’s digital transformation.

Mr. Hariman is a member of City National’s Executive Committee. He is also chair of the bank’s Technology Council and executive sponsor of its Asian American Network.

Before joining City National, Mr. Hariman served as head of Global Wealth Management Technology at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in Toronto, where he transformed and delivered RBC’s digital development in an agile environment, while also delivering sustainable operational excellence. At RBC, Mr. Hariman oversaw a team of 600 employees and a large network of vendors enabling 300 systems and 350 projects. Mr. Hariman spent more than a dozen years at RBC. Before that, he worked at several firms, including Citibank in Asia, and CIBC World Markets and DMR Consulting (Fujitsu Consulting) in Toronto. 

Mr. Hariman graduated from the University of Toronto with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.