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Expert List : Transportation equipment and automobiles

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    • Patrice Aubin

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      Patrice Aubin

      Investment Analyst

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    • Gérard Gagné

      Portfolio Manager

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      Gérard Gagné joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2001. He currently holds the position of Portfolio Manager for the Aerospace, Infrastructures and Transportation sectors. Mr. Gagné is a manufacturing expert whose duties include serving on various boards as well as on the Compensation and Audit Committees. Prior to his arrival at the Fonds, he was Director, Finance Consulting, at Arthur Andersen. He has worked in SME financing since 1994. Holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting, from Université de Sherbrooke, Mr. Gagné is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec since 1986.
    • Jacques Grégoire

      Portfolio Manager

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      Jacques Grégoire joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1998 and is currently Portfolio Manager for the Transportation Services sector. Mr. Grégoire has over 30 years of professional experience in finance and investment, acquired at leading Canadian financial institutions. A board member of various organizations over the years, he currently sits on the board of a well-known transportation company. Jacques Grégoire holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montréal and an MBA from McGill University.
    • Yvan Landry

      Portfolio Manager

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      Yvan Landry joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1991, working for different sectors until he joined the Transportation, Logistic and Infrastructure team in 2012. With over 30 years of professional experience, Mr. Landry began his career with the Agropur dairy co-op, where he held various positions, including Financial Analyst and Director, Management Accounting. Holder of a finance degree from Université de Sherbrooke, Mr. Landry is a member of the Ordre des comptables en management accrédités du Québec (CMA). He serves on the boards of various companies active in transportation equipment and automobile .
    • Gilles Poulin

      Vice-President, Investments - Aerospace, Infrastructure and Transportation

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      Gilles Poulin joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1998. Employed for nine years by the Fonds, he participated in more than 20 business investment transactions and represented the Fonds on 15 boards. He returned to the Fonds network as Investment Director in 2010 to manage a team of professionals. Mr. Poulin has over 25 years of experience in financing, business sales and acquisitions, investments and management as an institutional investor in times of difficulty, growth and corporate challenges. During his career, he worked for CIBC Bank and National Bank of Canada in financing public and private companies, as well as for the international firm KPMG, where he was a member of the mergers and acquisitions team. Mr. Poulin earned a bachelor's degree in finance from UQÀM and an MBA from HEC Montréal.
    • Jean Wilhelmy

      Senior Vice-President, Natural Resources, Manufacturer and Services

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      Jean Wilhelmy joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in July 2005 and has been Senior Vice-President, Aerospace, Infrastructures, Services and Transportation since September 2009. Holding a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from HEC Montréal, Jean Wilhelmy has over 35 years of experience, having started his career in 1976 in the finance industry. For close to 30 years, he has worked in the venture and development capital industry with various firms, including BDC, Investissement Desjardins, Énergie Capital, Hydro-Québec Capitech and SGF. As part of his duties in the investment industry, he served on the Boards of Directors of over 30 businesses. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Finance Montréal, Québec's financial cluster, and Montréal International. In addition, he is a member of the Monitoring Committee of Mecadev and the Investment Committee of three French funds specialized in aerospace, Aerofund I, II and III. He has also been a director of Avior Integrated Products and Abipa since 2015 and of Moulins de Soulanges since 2016. Furthermore, he has served on the Advisory Committee of La Milanaise since 2014 and of Concertium since 2016. In previous years, he acted as Chair of the Restructuring and Recovery Committee of Mécachrome International, a company listed on the TSX, and as Chair of the Advisory Committee of Signalisation Octa, a Québec-based SME. Mr. Wilhelmy was also self-employed for a few years, executing various interim management and consulting engagements for financial institutions and other types of businesses. He was also a finance lecturer at UQAM for seven years. Since 2005, he has been a professor at HEC Montréal, where he teaches a course on project financing. He has also been an Associate Professor at Executive Education HEC Montréal since 2016.

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    • Natacha Bernier

      Senior Legal Advisor

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Natacha Bernier joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1995 as Legal Advisor. Me Bernier deals with the many legal facets of the Fonds' investment operations. From defining the legal structure of transactions to their negotiation and closing, Me Bernier is involved at each step of the investment process. She is also actively involved in portfolio management. For several years, she acted as Secretary at Société de gestion d'actifs forestiers Solifor LP. The mission of this company, whose principal partner is the Fonds de Solidarité FTQ, is the acquisition and management of forestland in Québec. A member of the Barreau du Québec since 1994, Me Bernier earned her law degree from Université de Montréal.
    • Danielle Day

      Valuation Coordinator

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      Danielle Day joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1999 as Valuation Coordinator. Ms. Day has extensive experience in evaluating financial instruments: stocks, debentures, preferred shares and hybrid instruments. She has conducted valuations in many different situations, for example, mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and restructurings. During her career, she also spent time working for a leading financial advisory firm. With over 20 years of experience in business valuation, Danielle Day earned her bachelor's degree in accounting from Université du Québec à Montréal and holds the designations of Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator.
    • Sonia Lévêque

      Senior Legal Advisor

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      Sonia Lévêque joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1998 as Legal Advisor. In this capacity, she deals with the many legal facets of the Fonds' investment operations. From defining the legal structure of transactions to their negotiation and closing, Me. Lévêque is involved at each step of the investment process. She also occasionally delivers legal training to Fonds employees. Prior to joining the Fonds, Me Lévêque worked for two years in Hydro-Québec's legal department as a litigator of electricity theft cases. Holder of a law degree from Université de Montréal, Me Lévêque recently completed Italian courses at the intermediate-advanced level. She is also the corporate secretary of a partner company and has been a member of the Barreau du Québec since 1996.
    • Serge Pilote

      Development Agent

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      Serge Pilote joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2009 as Development Agent in the Labour Relations, Partner Companies office. Prior to his arrival at the Fonds, Mr. Pilote worked for the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). He has extensive expertise in the municipal and hydro-electric sectors, as well as in health and safety in the workplace. Member of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines as a certified industrial relations counsellor, Serge Pilote holds a Bachelor in Industrial Relations from Université de Montréal.
    • Manon St-Jean

      Senior Marketing Advisor

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      Manon St-Jean joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1998 as Senior Marketing Advisor in the Market Analysis and Development office. Her duties include formulating recommendations for investment projects, advising the investment team and prospecting, tracking and furthering the growth of companies in the portfolio. With over 20 years of experience in marketing, Ms. St-Jean has been Marketing Director, Development Director and Product Manager for prominent companies. She also worked for nine years in the life sciences sector, allowing her to develop solid expertise in the field. Manon St-Jean earned her Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Université du Québec à Montréal, as well as a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Marketing from HEC Montréal.
    • Sylvain Tellier

      Taxation Expert

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      Sylvain Tellier joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2007 as Tax Specialist in the Taxation office. Prior to his recruitment by the organization, he worked for various prominent accounting firms. Mr. Tellier has sound expertise in taxation, more specifically, corporate restructuring, estate planning, and scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) tax credit financing. He also has excellent knowledge of securities. Holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting, from UQÀM as well as a master's degree in taxation from Université de Sherbrooke, Sylvain Tellier is also a Chartered Accountant (CA). He has almost 20 years of experience in taxation.