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    • Louis Aubuchon

      Portfolio Manager

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Louis Aubuchon joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 1996. With over 20 years of professional experience, he is known as one of the few experts in tourism infrastructure financing in Québec. Mr. Aubuchon sits on several boards in the recreational tourism industry. Prior to his arrival at the Fonds, Mr. Aubuchon built his expertise working for various types of organizations, including a prominent accounting firm. Holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montréal, he is a member of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec.
    • Janie C. Béïque

      Head of Investments

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Janie C. Béïque joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2000. Prior to her appointment as Senior Vice-President, Natural Resources, Industries and Consumer Goods, Me Béïque was Senior Vice-President, New Economy, and before that, Vice-President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary, where she was responsible for legal and regulatory issues and government matters. She has also served on the Fonds' Management Committee. Me Beïque currently sits on several Fonds committees, including the Investment Management Committee. She is a board director of Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) and a member of the Autorité des marchés financiers' advisory committee on SME financing and of the Teralys Capital investment committee. Lastly, she sits on the jury of the Grand Prix québécois de la qualité awards. In the past, Me Beïque was co-chair of Réseau Capital and a member of its executive committee and board. She also served on the boards of BioQuébec and Montréal InVivo. Prior to her arrival at the Fonds, Me Beïque worked for a prominent law firm. In 2005, she was named one of Canada's top corporate lawyers under 40 by Lexpert magazine. Holder of a law degree from Université de Montréal, Me Beïque has been a member of the Barreau du Québec since 1991 and is registered on the roll of the Ordre.
    • Véronique Gagnon

      Senior Investment Advisor

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Véronique Gagnon is a Senior Investment Advisor in the Recreational tourism and Culture sectors. She joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2001 as Valuation Advisor. She later was Senior Advisor, Due Diligence where she participated in risk management, planning, preparing and conducting due diligence reviews of investment projects. Véronique Gagnon earned her Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting as well as a graduate diploma in accounting from HEC Montréal. She is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV). Prior to joining the Fonds, Ms. Gagnon worked for well-known financial firms and institutions.
    • Daniel Hinse

      Senior Director, Investments - Entertainment and Consumer Goods

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Daniel Hinse has been Senior Manager, Investments - Entertainment and Consumer Goods since 2013 and, in this capacity, has been responsible for investments in the following sectors: Tourism, Culture, Retail, Apparel and Consumer Goods. He joined the Fonds de solidarité in 2005, where he also held the position of Manager, Due Diligence Reviews. During the first ten years of his career, Daniel worked at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte. After four year in audit services, he specialized in financial advisory services and provided his clients transactional services at all stages of the acquisition process, including target identification, valuation, due diligence reviews, negotiation and financing. From 2002 to 2005, he was Senior Manager in charge of the Consumer Goods and Food sectors and acted as business valuation specialist for venture capital funds. Daniel holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce with a major in Accounting and Finance from McGill University as well as the Chartered Accountant (CPA-CA), Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) and Corporate Director (ICD.D) designations.

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    • Sébastien Berthelet

      Senior Legal Advisor

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Sébastien Berthelet joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2007 as Legal Advisor. In his current role, he deals with the many legal facets of the Fonds' investment operations. From defining the legal structure of transactions to their negotiation and closing, Me Berthelet is involved at each step of the investment process. He also occasionally delivers legal training to Fonds employees. Prior to joining the Fonds, Me Berthelet spent several years at a prominent pan-Canadian legal firm, where he acquired solid expertise in mergers & acquisitions. Holder of a law degree from Université de Montréal, Sébastien Berthelet also studied common law at the Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. In addition, he completed accounting and finance courses at the McGill International Executive Institute and has been a member of the Barreau du Québec since 1999.
    • Danielle Day

      Valuation Coordinator

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      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.
    • Guillaume Lemire

      Legal Advisor

      Fonds de solidarité FTQ

      Guillaume Lemire joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ's Legal Affairs team in 2009. As Legal Counsel, he is responsible for the legal aspects of investments made by the Fonds. During his studies, Mr. Lemire founded his company and developed a management software program for medical clinics that is still used today. Actively engaged in his field, he was president of the Université de Montréal student co-op and has been a board member of a caisse populaire for over 7 years. Guillaume Lemire holds a law degree from Université de Montréal and has been a member of the Barreau since 2010.
    • 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.