LÉVIS, QC, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - At the end of the Nomination
period, which closed at 4:30 p.m., on January 30, Desjardins Election
Committee Chair and member of the Ouest de Montréal Council of
Representatives, Mr. Gilles Metcalfe, is pleased to announce that Ms.
Monique F. Leroux has been reelected for a second mandate as Chair of
the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group (www.desjardins.com).
Ms. Leroux was elected Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Desjardins Group on March 15, 2008, and officially took
office on March 29, 2008. Therefore, on March 31, 2012 she will begin
her second and last mandate, which will end in March 2016.
Ms. Leroux had announced her intention to renew her mandate in a
communication transmitted on January 19 to the members of the Board of
Directors and the members of the Election Committee of Desjardins
About Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group www.desjardins.com is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada with assets of
nearly $190 billion. Drawing on the strength of its caisse network in
Québec and Ontario, and its subsidiaries across Canada, it offers a
full range of financial products and services to its 5.8 million
members and clients. Desjardins specializes in Wealth Management and
Life and Health Insurance, in Property and Casualty Insurance, in
Personal Services, in Business and Institutional Services. As one of
the largest employers in the country and among Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2012TM, Desjardins is supported by the skills of its 43,600 employees and the
commitment of nearly 6,000 elected officers. A new education and
cooperation program is now available to Desjardins members and the
general public. For more information, visit www.desjardins.com/co-opme.
SOURCE DESJARDINS GROUP
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