Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada) - Quebec Chapter

Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada) - Quebec Chapter

September 22, 2014 07:30 ET

The Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada Announces its Board of Directors for 2014-2015

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2014) - The Quebec Chapter of Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada), an all-industry professional association for senior financial executives, is pleased to announce the composition of its Board of Directors for 2014-2015. Following an electronic ballot conducted from August 29 to September 10, 2014, the Board was officially revealed on September 16 at the Annual General Meeting in Montreal.

Mr. Louis Marcotte will continue as the Quebec Chapter Chairman for a second consecutive year. Well-known to members and the community, Mr. Marcotte has been a member of the Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada for twelve years and has been active on its Board for eleven.

The Board salutes exiting Board members who have played a key role in the success and uniqueness of the Chapter. They are: Carl Gauvreau, MBA, CPA, CA, Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, GardaWorld Cash Services, Alix Mandron, PhD, CPA, CGA, Professor and Director of the Case Centre, HEC Montréal and David Anderson, CPA, CA, CMA, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CGI Group Inc.

The Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada is supported a loyal group of board members who are committed to the success of senior financial leaders. Mr. Marcotte is pleased to announce the re-election of the following members for the upcoming year:

  • Catherine Allard, CPA, CA, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ACCEO Solutions Inc.
  • Denis Asselin, FCPA, FCMA, Consultant
  • Jean-Paul Beaulieu, MBA, Investment Advisor, TD Wealth Management Inc.
  • Ross Corcoran, MBA, Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, Bantam Restaurant Group Inc.
  • Marc Godin, MBA, CFA, Venture Partner, Cheverny Capital
  • Bertrand Lauzon, CFA, CPA, CA, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, BFL Canada
  • Louis Marcotte, MBA, FCPA, FCA, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Intact Financial Corporation
  • Denis Pellerin, CPA, CA, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Lavo Inc.
  • Pierre Richard, CPA, CA, ICD.D, Finance Manager, Barreau du Québec
  • Claude Samson, MBA, CPA, CA, Management Consultant
  • Paul Stinis, MBA, B. Eng, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, BCE Inc.
  • Vicky Tumiotto, CBV, CPA, CA, Consultant, Business and Financial Strategy

Furthermore, he is pleased to welcome 7 new members on the Board for the upcoming year:

  • Robert Blain, FCPA, FCA, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cirque du Soleil
  • Alain Fortin, M.Sc., CFA, CPA, CGA, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Intact Investment Management
  • Ginette Maillé, CPA, CA, Chief Financial Officer, Yellow Pages Group
  • Maarika Paul, CBV, FCPA, CA, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
  • Andrée Pinard, MBA, CPA, CA, Vice President and Treasurer, Cogeco Inc.
  • Sylvain J. Perron, CPA, CA, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Biron Health Group
  • Michael Ross, FCPA, FCA, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, Dollarama

The Board of Directors of the Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada is made up of experienced volunteer members actively contributing to the growth of the organization, which currently includes 179 professionals working in companies with a significant impact on economic activity in Quebec.

Acting as a catalyst to strengthen its members' leadership in the financial community, the Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada is a dynamic organization. It offers numerous networking opportunities as well as knowledge transfer and professional development activities. Among these, the Financial Executive Forum 2014 is fast approaching and will be held on November 27. The Chapter also organizes the prestigious "Aces of Finance" competition, which recognizes the contribution of Quebec's exceptional financial leaders and is now in its fifth year.

"Over the next year we will be continuing our efforts to grow the organization and raise its profile in Quebec's business community," says Louis Marcotte, President of the Quebec Chapter of FEI Canada. "Our Board of Directors plans to keep up the momentum of the past year, during which it welcomed nineteen new members, and will continue to maintain an extremely valuable high-quality network."

About Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada)

Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada) or Dirigeants financiers internationaux du Canada (DFI Canada) is the all-industry professional association for senior financial executives. With 11 chapters across Canada and 1,600 members, FEI Canada provides professional development, thought leadership and advocacy services to its members. The Quebec Chapter currently counts 179 members. The association's membership, which consists of chief financial officers, audit committee directors and senior executives in the finance, controller, treasury and taxation functions, represents a significant number of Canada's leading and most influential corporations. Further information can be found at www.feicanada.org/quebec.

Contact Information

  • Jessie-Kim Malo
    Simard Hamel Communications
    514-287-9811, ext. 25
    j.k.malo@shc.ca