Toronto City Hall, Ontario, Canada

Toronto City Hall, Ontario, Canada

Congratulations to Roberto Rossini!

Yesterday, Toronto City Council appointed Roberto Rossini as Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer for the City of Toronto effective January 2013.

Currently, Mr. Rossini is the  General Manager of Finance & Corporate Services at City Of Hamilton.

When Roberto Rossini takes on the role of Deputy City Manager in the City of Toronto, he will perform the following duties:

  • Providing assistance to the City Manager in delivering City-wide administrative governance and oversight
    • City Manager is assisted by three Deputy City Managers (DCMs), one of whom is also the Chief Financial Officer
  • Each of the Deputies report to the City Manager and is responsible for the management, administration, performance oversight and financial, budget and resource allocation for a number of City divisions.
    • These divisions are organized into “clusters” of services:
      • Some examples of Cluster A divisions (Citizen Focused Services) are Children’s Services; Employment and Social Services; and Parks, Forestry & Recreation

      • Some examples of Cluster B divisions (Citizen Focused Services) are City Planning, Transportation Services, and Municipal Licensing & Standards

      • Some examples of Cluster C divisions (Internal Services) are Corporate Finance, Financial Planning, and Accounting Services

  • The Deputies also lead City-wide initiatives, as assigned by the City Manager, promoting collaboration and innovation across the organization to ensure horizontal integration between programs and the delivery of corporate objectives and Council priorities

Mr. Rossini will commence his position with the City of Toronto on January 7, 2013.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

NEWS RELEASE

November 1, 2012

City of Toronto announces new Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer

Toronto City Council today appointed Roberto Rossini as Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer for the City of Toronto effective January 2013.

Mr. Rossini comes from the City of Hamilton, where he is currently the General Manager, Finance and Corporate Services, a position he has held since 2009.

“Mr. Rossini will be an integral part of our senior management team and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position,” said Toronto City Manager Joe Pennachetti.

“I’m humbled to be given this opportunity and very excited about joining the City of Toronto. I look forward to working with the great team in Toronto,” said Mr. Rossini.

Mr. Rossini is an accomplished executive, with more than 27 years of public sector experience in progressively responsible positions in finance.

He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science, and a Master of Economics degree, both from McMaster University.

Mr. Rossini will commence his position with the City of Toronto on January 7, 2013.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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