Toronto-based Wealth One Bank of Canada on Wednesday announced the appointment of Shirley Chen as chief financial officer.

Chen brings with her more than 15 years of financial management experience, and has held progressively senior positions in the areas of finance and treasury. Most recently, she served as the treasurer at Mogo Finance Technology Inc., one of Canada's fastest growing financial technology companies.

Prior to Mogo, Chen served as the vice president, treasury at Street Capital Financial, and was the director, finance at ING Direct Bank of Canada. She is a chartered professional accountant and charted financial analyst with a master of business administration (finance) from Nankai University, China.

"We are pleased to welcome Shirley Chen, who brings extensive financial experience and a proven track record of supporting companies growth strategies," says Rubina Havlin, president and CEO. "As Wealth One expands operations we continue to attract top-talent, like Shirley, who will contribute to our ongoing commitment to our clients."