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CEO Seminar: Guy Cormier

Desjardins Group

CIRANO

Tuesday 20 Feb 2018
From 5PM To 7PM

Guy Cormier

 

Mr Guy Cormier, Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group, shared his experience during a networking reception gathering researchers and business people.

Guy Cormier

Guy Cormier has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group since April 2016. He is a graduate of École des Hautes Études commerciales (HEC), where he earned both a Bachelor of Business Administration and an MBA, as well as teaching finance for eight years. Mr. Cormier has been with Desjardins since 1992, and was General Manager of several caisses in the network. He was Vice-President of Cooperative Network Finance from 2009 to 2012, before being appointed Vice-President of Cooperative Network, in 2012, and then Senior Vice-President of Cooperative Network and Personal Services in 2013.

Mr. Cormier has always encouraged audacity, agility and innovation to improve the experience of members and clients. Under his leadership, new innovative technology-focused service centres were launched, earning several awards internationally.

He is actively involved in a number of community organizations.

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Louise Roy

Now an International Consultant and a Corporate Director, Louise Roy is Chair of the Board and Invited Fellow at CIRANO.

Louise Roy has held senior management positions in the fields of urban transportation, air transportation and the communications industry. She was CEO of the Société de transport de Montréal (1985-1992), Executive Vice-President for the Americas of Air France at its Paris headquarters (1994-1997), CEO of Telemedia Communications Inc. (1997-2000) and Executive Vice-President of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (2000-2003).

Since September 2003, Ms. Roy has been a Visiting Fellow at CIRANO and, since 2012, she chairs the Board of Directors of this Centre for Applied Public Policy Research. She was Chancellor and Chair of the Board of the Université de Montréal from 2008 to 2018 and was appointed Chancellor Emeritus.

In the course of her career, she has also served as a director of Power Financial Corporation and Intact Financial Corporation, the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Provigo Inc. the Laurentian Bank of Canada, Videotron Ltd. and Domtar Corporation. She has chaired the Board of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, a cultural funding agency. Ms. Roy is currently a director of Montréal International, the Opéra de Montréal, the Fondation du Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) and Aéroport de Montréal.

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Program

16:45 - 17:15
Welcome
17:15 - 18:00
Presentation
Guy Cormier
18:00 - 18:30
Question Period
Guy Cormier, Louise Roy
18:30 - 19:00
Cocktail

Location


1130 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 2M8, Canada