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Monique F. Leroux

Former Chief Executive Officer
and Chair
Desjardins Group
Ms. Leroux was Chair of the board of lnvestissement Québec from April 2016 to January 2020. From 2008 to 2016, she was the Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada. Former member of the board of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) appointed to serve as President from 2015 to 2017. Prior to joining Desjadins, Ms. Leroux was a partner at Ernst & Young. She currently serves on the audit committees of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., BCE Inc., and Compagnie Générale des Etablissements Michelin. She also serves as an independent member of the board of Lallemand Inc., a privately owned company, as a Strategic Advisor to Fiera Capital and as Vice Chairman of Fiera Holdings Inc.

Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement:
Companion of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame and the Investment Industry Hall of Fame, Ms. Leroux is a Member of the Order of Canada, and an Officer of the Ordre National du Québec. She is a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur (France) and a recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Award (United States). She was a member of the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders and was co-chair of the B7 Summit in Canada in 2018. Ms. Leroux previously chaired the Québec government’s Advisory Council on the Economy and Innovation. She has been awarded fellowships by the Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec and the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds honorary doctorates and awards from eight Canadian universities. Ms. Leroux also serves as Vice Chairman of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

Other Current Listed Company Directorships:
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
BCE Inc.
Compagnie Générale des Etablissements Michelin

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