MONTREAL, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Michael Sabia, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Caisse de
dépôt et placement du Québec, released this afternoon the following
message to employees of the Caisse and Ivanhoé Cambridge, its real
"Using French as the language of work at the Caisse is much more than an
obligation to me. It's a fundamental personal commitment in which I
The Caisse has many responsibilities. One of the greatest
responsibilities, in addition to generating returns for its depositors
and contributing to the economic development of Québec, is to
establish, year after year, the next generation of world-class
French-speaking executives. In my opinion, it is our duty to also
nurture the pool of Québec financial expertise.
For this reason - and for many others - it is therefore vital that this
commitment be honoured, by both the Caisse and its subsidiaries. Daniel
Fournier, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoé
Cambridge, announced earlier today several measures that would be taken
to this effect.
The guiding principle is simple: French is the language of work at the
Caisse, at all levels of the organization.
SOURCE CAISSE DE DEPOT ET PLACEMENT DU QUEBEC
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