GREATER SUDBURY, April 29, 2019 – Join the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce on Monday, May 6th, 2019 from 12:00-2:00 pm as they host Guy Cormier, President & CEO of Desjardins Group, for a President’s Series Luncheon address.

WHEN:         Monday, May 6th, 2019, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

NOTE: Luncheon address is scheduled to begin at 12:50 pm

WHERE:      Holiday Inn, Georgian Room D & E, 1696 Regent Street, Sudbury, ON P3E 3Z8

WHO:           Guy Cormier, President & CEO, Desjardins Group

The public and chamber members can purchase tickets and find more information about the event here. Mr. Cormier will have media availability following his address.

The chamber gratefully acknowledges the support of its generous sponsor for making the event possible:

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About Guy Cormier:

Guy Cormier is the President and CEO of Desjardins Group since April 2016. Guy is a graduate of HEC Montréal, where he earned his BBA and an MBA and taught finance for nearly 8 years.

He began his career with Desjardins in 1992, holding several positions in the caisse network before being becoming a caisse general manager in 2002. In 2009, he moved to the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec when he was appointed Vice-President of Caisse Network Finance. He provided strategic leadership through the global financial crisis, overseeing Desjardins’ implementation of new international standards designed to strengthen the financial system. 

He was appointed to the Desjardins Group Management Committee in 2012, serving first as Executive Vice-President of the Caisse Network and, in 2013, as Executive Vice-President of the Caisse Network and Personal Services.

Since being elected Desjardins Group President, Guy has worked hard to instill a strong member- and client-focused corporate culture among Desjardins 4,400 elected officers and 45,500 employees. He encourages innovation and has fast-tracked the organization’s shift into the digital space. He founded a $100 million development fund to support community initiatives in Quebec and Ontario. 

During his tenure, he’s also overseen the integration of the State Farm teams that joined Desjardins following the acquisition of the insurer’s Canadian operations in 2015. The acquisition also brought with it a new distribution network, where Desjardins products are now being sold. Under his leadership, Desjardins has also forged a new partnership with the provincial credit union centrals and CUMIS to create a new company, Aviso Wealth, which is already one of Canada’s leading wealth managers. In Europe, he is continuing to focus on Desjardins’s mutually beneficial relationship with Crédit Mutuel, while further strengthening ties to the continent through a new partnership with France’s Siparex Group.

Throughout his career, he’s been a vocal supporter of shared prosperity, a more inclusive economy and sustainable development.