Experts directory

Expert List : Metal products

Results 1 - 9 of 9

    • Josée Lachapelle

      Senior Director, Investments - Financial Services, Services, Electric and Metal Products.

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Josée Lachapelle joined the Fonds in 1987. Prior to her appointment as Investment Director, she was General Manager of the Fonds régional de solidarité Mauricie-Centre-du-Québec, where she acquired a deep understanding of regional realities. Ms Lachapelle is behind the recent growth of the Financial Services' investment portfolio. She also serves on the boards of companies active in the financial services industry. Holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Josée Lachapelle also received an MBA from HEC Montréal. She has worked in the investment field for over 20 years.
    • Michel Messier

      Portfolio Manager

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Michel Messier joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1989. After five years as Valuation Advisor, he moved to the Investment sector in 2003 as Investment Advisor and in 2007 was appointed Portfolio Manager. Prior to his arrival at the Fonds, Mr Messier worked for leading Canadian corporations such as Bombardier Aerospace, Avon Canada and Maple Leaf Foods. He serves on the boards of various Québec companies active at home and abroad. Holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a DESS in management accounting from Université du Québec à Montréal, Mr Messier is a member in good standing of the Ordre des CPA du Québec.
    • Jean Wilhelmy

      Senior Vice-President, Natural Resources, Manufacturer and Services

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      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.

Multidisciplinary Team

    • Julie Bolduc

      Valuation Advisor

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Julie Bolduc joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2001 as Valuation Advisor for the Agri-Food, Textile and Metal Products sectors. Ms. Bolduc has extensive experience in the financial industry, particularly in business valuation involving mergers and acquisitions, minority interest investments, buyouts and restructurings. A Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator, Julie Bolduc earned a bachelor's degree in accounting at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Prior to joining the Fonds, she worked for a prominent accounting firm.
    • Sonia Lévêque

      Senior Legal Advisor

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      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.
    • Linda Lachance

      Portfolio Manager, Québec Public Markets

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Linda Lachance joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2000 as Portfolio Manager, Quebec Public Markets. In this capacity, she is responsible for stock transactions and derivative strategies for the Marketable Securities portfolio as well as for providing advice on large-cap debt transactions. Ms. Lachance is particularly adept at analyzing special situations and Québec small caps. Prior to her recruitment by the organization, she worked for prominent brokerage firms. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Linda Lachance earned a Bachelor in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and International Management from HEC Montréal.
    • Serge Pilote

      Development Agent

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      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

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      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

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      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.