MONTRÉAL, June 8, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Gaétan Morin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, is pleased to announce the appointment of Janie Béïque as Executive Vice-President, Investments, as of July 6, 2018. In this role, she will sit on the Fonds' Management Committee.
A lawyer by training, Ms. Béïque joined the Fonds in 2000 as Vice-President of Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary. In that role, she also sat on the Fonds' Management Committee. In 2008 she moved to the Investment sector where she served, in turn, as Senior Vice-President, New Economy, and Senior Vice-President, Natural Resources, Industries, Entertainment and Consumer Goods. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Béïque was Chief of Investments and Strategic Investment Initiatives. She holds an MBA from Georgetown University in the U.S. and ESADE in Spain.
"Janie's multidisciplinary background, her keen intelligence and mobilizing personality make her the perfect candidate to meet Québec's economic challenges in the coming years. On behalf of the entire Fonds team, I would like to congratulate her and wish her the best in her new position," said Mr. Morin.
Ms. Béïque will succeed Normand Chouinard, who has decided to take a well-deserved retirement after a 20-year career within the Fonds network.
"Normand forged a relationship of trust with his colleagues and with Québec entrepreneurs. I would like to thank him for everything he has done for the Fonds," concluded Mr. Morin.
About the Fonds de solidarité FTQ
The Fonds de solidarité FTQ is a development capital investment fund that channels the savings of Quebecers into investments. As at November 30, 2017, the organization had $13.7 billion in net assets, and through its current portfolio of investments has helped create and protect 186,440 jobs. The Fonds is a partner in more than 2,700 companies and has more than 645,000 shareholder-savers.
SOURCE Fonds de solidarité FTQ
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