MONTREAL, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Fiera Capital Corporation ("Fiera Capital" or the "Firm"), one of Canada's largest asset managers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Paul Vaillancourt to the position of Executive Vice President, Private Wealth. Mr. Vaillancourt will report to Fiera Capital's President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Sylvain Brosseau. In his new position, Paul Vaillancourt will head the Firm's entire private wealth business in Canada.
"This appointment fits into our plan to foster growth in our private wealth business across the country," said Mr. Sylvain Brosseau. "Paul has clearly demonstrated his ability to develop and share high-level client-centred expertise: he is an excellent motivator and has the leadership qualities we are looking for to lead the Firm into a new phase of development and growth."
Mr. Vaillancourt joined Fiera Capital in December 2012, when the Firm acquired Canadian Wealth Management — a subsidiary of Société Générale Private Banking located in Calgary— where he was Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer. While supervising the integration of this new entity into Fiera Capital, Paul Vaillancourt and his team did remarkable work, ensuring customer satisfaction and pursuing business development.
Mr. Vaillancourt is energetic, an innovator and a true team player. He is a graduate of Concordia University in Montreal and holds the CFA professional designation. He acquired his 25 years of experience in the investment industry at the Royal Bank of Canada, Franklin Templeton and Canadian Wealth Management.
About Fiera Capital Corporation
Fiera Capital is one of Canada's leading listed and independent money managers. The firm is one of only a handful of investment companies in the country offering a full range of equity and fixed-income management products and services, as well as extensive expertise in asset allocation and alternative-investment strategies. For more details, please visit www.fieracapital.com.
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SOURCE: Fiera Capital Corporation
For further information: Mélanie Tardif, CPA, CMA, Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, 514-954-6456, [email protected]