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Monique F. Leroux

Chair
Investissement Québec
Ms. Leroux is Chair of the board of lnvestissement Québec. 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. Member of the board of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) since 2013, she was elected 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 and a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur (France). She is 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.

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