MONTREAL, June 30, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - The Caisse de dépôt et placement
du Québec today announced the appointment of Maarika Paul as Senior
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer.
"We are pleased to welcome Ms. Paul to our management team. Her
financial skills, combined with her extensive experience in complex
organizations, will contribute to the Caisse's long-term success for
the benefit of its depositors and all Quebecers," said Michael Sabia,
President and CEO of the Caisse.
As Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Paul will be responsible for treasury
and financing activities, managing operating expenses as well as
maintaining relationships with the credit rating agencies. She will
also be responsible for ensuring that the Caisse's financial governance
is always consistent with best practices in the industry.
A chartered accountant, Ms. Paul worked at BCE from 1994 until the
winter of 2011, where she held senior financial management positions
for most of those years. Previously, Ms. Paul spent ten years working
at KPMG the audit and taxation services firm.
ABOUT THE CAISSE DE DÉPÔT ET PLACEMENT DU QUÉBEC
The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is a financial institution
that manages funds primarily for public and private pension and
insurance plans. As at December 31, 2010, it held $151.7 billion in net
assets. As one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers, the
Caisse invests in major financial markets, private equity and real
estate. For more information: www.lacaisse.com.
SOURCE CAISSE DE DEPOT ET PLACEMENT DU QUEBEC
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