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Monique F. Leroux

Chair
Investissement Québec
Strategic Advisor
Fiera Capital
Monique F. Leroux, age 63, is Chair of the board of lnvestissement Québec and serves as a Strategic Advisor to Fiera Capital. She is a member of the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders. From March 2008 to April 2016, Ms. Leroux was the Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada. From 2015 to 2017, Ms. Leroux was the President of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA), a global organization representing over 2.5 million enterprises and generating over $3,000 billion in revenue in more than 100 countries. Before joining Desjardins Group in 2001, Ms. Leroux held positions as the Chief Operating Officer at Quebecor Inc., Senior Vice President of Finance and Senior Vice President Quebec at RBC (Royal Bank) and Partner at Ernst & Young. Ms. Leroux is Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors. She serves on the Boards of Alimentation Couche-Tard, Michelin and BCE. She is also Strategic Advisor at Fiera Capital. She is an Officer of the Ordre National du Quebec and a Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur (France). She is also the recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Award (United States), the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Quebec CPA Order and the Institute of Corporate Directors Fellowship Award. She holds honorary doctorates from eight Canadian universities.

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