Board of Directors

Vice Chair for Events

Bill Hines
Chair, Museum Committee, Royal Canadian Military Institute
Phone: 416-267-6868

G. William ("Bill") Hines retired in 2015 as the resident Canadian Regional President and Principal Officer of PNC Bank's only international Branch. In that role, he assisted in establishing its predecessor operation as a commercial lender in 1998, and supervised its transition to a Canadian foreign bank branch in 2001.

Prior to that role, Mr. Hines was employed by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce for more than 20 years, rising to become General Manager, Commerce Court Commercial Banking Centre, with one of the largest mid-market commercial loan portfolios at CIBC.

In 1995 he joined Banca Commerciale Italiana (BCI) of Canada as Vice President & Regional Manager for Toronto. At BCI Mr. Hines supervised retail operations in Toronto and established commercial and corporate lending groups for the bank. He joined National City Bank in 1998 to set up its Canadian operation and became an officer of PNC Bank when the latter acquired National City.

Mr. Hines holds a BA (Honours) degree from Carleton University, an MA in History (War Studies) from Duke University, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.

He is the six-time Past President and a current Director of the Kiwanis Music Festival of of Greater Toronto, the largest such festival in Canada; and past President and Director of the Kiwanis Club of Toronto and of its Foundation. Mr. Hines is the Chair of the Museum Committee of the Royal Canadian Military Institute. He is married with one daughter.