Mutual Funds Dealer FlexiFonds de solidarité FTQ

The Board of Directors of FlexiFonds de solidarité FTQ inc. has the general power to administer the affairs of FlexiFonds de solidarité FTQ inc. This power is exercised in keeping with its mission and in accordance with any applicable laws. In addition, this power is deployed in accordance with the values of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, including integrity, respect and solidarity.
 
The Board of Directors also has the general power to oversee the responsibilities of FlexiFonds de solidarité FTQ inc. as mutual fund dealer registered with the AMF to distribute to FlexiFonds mutual funds.
 
These powers are exercised within a coherent vision of the structure of the Fonds and its network, ensuring that applicable best practices continue to be harmonized.
 
The Board of Directors of FlexiFonds de solidarité FTQ inc. is composed of at least five persons, a majority of which must be independent.
 
*Members who are independent from the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, the FTQ and its affiliated unions.
    • Roger A. Renaud*

      Roger A. Renaud*

      President

      Roger A. Renaud has over 12 years of experience as CEO of investment management firms, as well as extensive experience serving on the boards of Canadian and international corporations.
       
      Mr. Renaud was President (Canada) and then Global Chief Operating Officer of Manulife Asset Management,  a company with over $450 billion of assets under management. He was actively involved in the merger of the Canadian operations of Standard Life Investments with Manulife Asset Management and chaired the Global Operations Committee.
       
      For over 20 years, he held various high-level positions, including President of Standard Life Investments and Senior Vice-President, Group Savings and Retirement at Standard Life of Canada.
       
      Mr. Renaud has been a board member of the Centre de théâtre d’aujourd’hui since 2013. For more than 10 years he chaired the organizing committee of the “Action 21” charity event, lending his support to the Down Syndrome Research Foundation. He was also a frequent speaker on investment- and pension plan-related topics at various industry forums.
       
      Mr. Renaud holds a B.Sc. in actuarial science and is a certified financial analyst (CFA). He also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School and the Directors Education Program at McGill University.
    • Daniel Boyer

      Daniel Boyer

      Vice-President

      After serving as secretary general of the FTQ from 2010 to 2013, Daniel Boyer was elected president during the organization’s 30th convention in November 2013.

      Born in Lachine in 1958, Daniel Boyer has been a member of the Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec since 1978. He was, in turn, vice-president and president of his local union, and union advisor to local 298 (FTQ) of the Syndicat québécois des employées et employés de service (SQEES), before becoming secretary general in 1999 and president in October 2007.

      A committed union activist, he was involved in demonstrations against the 1982 decrees in the public sector. He then became actively involved in the SQEES-298 (FTQ) before being hired as a union advisor in 1985. He travelled across Québec to defend the members he represented, as an advocate, spokesperson in public sector bargaining, national coordinator of the ambulance sector and coordinator of public sector bargaining for the FTQ. When he became president of the SQEES-298 (FTQ), Daniel Boyer sought new challenges. He worked tirelessly to achieve pay equity for female public sector workers.

      Daniel Boyer is First Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors and a member of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ Executive Committee.

      He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Canadian Labour Congress and on the General Council of the International Trade Union Confederation.

      He is a member of the Comité consultatif du travail et de la main-d'œuvre (CCTM) and sits on the board of the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST).

      Daniel Boyer holds a degree in physical education and industrial relations from Université de Montréal.

    • Janie C. Béïque

      Janie C. Béïque

      Ms. Béïque joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2000 as Vice-President, Legal Affairs, and Corporate Secretary. She joined the investment sector in 2008, where she served in turn as Senior Vice-President, New Economy, and Senior Vice-President, Natural Resources, Industries, Entertainment and Consumer Goods. In 2017, she was promoted to Chief of Investments and Strategic Investment Initiatives. Drawing on this experience and her many accomplishments, she was one-year later appointed Executive Vice-President, Investments. In 2021, she became the first woman be nominated as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fonds.
       
      Holder of a law degree from Université de Montréal, Ms. Béïque was called to the Barreau du Québec in 1991. In 2005, she was named by L’Expert magazine as one of the Top 40 Corporate Counsel Under 40. In 2014, she won the ZSA award in the “Accomplishment and Business Strategy” category. She has been a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors since 2012 and in 2015 earned an MBA from Georgetown University and ESADE University. In 2016 and 2018, she was named an “Innovation Leader” by the Government of Canada and asked to moderate roundtables in Quebec and the Maritimes with a view to helping the federal government develop its innovation strategy.
       
      Ms. Béïque sits on the board of Groupe CH, Groupe Functionalab, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Aéro Montréal.
    • Bernard Tanguay*

      Bernard Tanguay*

      Bernard Tanguay has an impressive track record in the insurance and financial services industry. He began his career at Desjardins Financial Security in group insurance and annuities before joining SSQ in 1996, where he held various management functions until his retirement in 2016. At SSQ Insurance, he held the positions of Director of Underwriting, Senior Director of Actuarial Services, and Vice-President of Actuarial Services. He was then appointed Senior Vice-President at SSQ Investment and Retirement, and ultimately became Senior Vice-President at SSQ Insurance, a position he held until his retirement.

      Mr. Tanguay has been Chairman of the Pension Committee of the Régime de retraite du personnel d'encadrement (RRPE) since 2017 and a director of Montrusco Bolton Investments since 2010. He was a member of the Board of Directors of SSQ Realty and of the SSQ Group’s distribution holding company. He has also chaired the board of directors of two SSQ subsidiaries, SSQ Financial Services (life insurance, health and savings).

      Bernard Tanguay holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science (1982) from  Université Laval and a diploma from the CIREM-HEC Montréal Executive Program (2009). He has been a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA) and the Society of Actuaries (FSA) since 1986 and obtained the chartered director (ASC) designation from the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés in 2017.