The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is appointing Maxime Aucoin as executive vice-president of depositors and total portfolio. 

In the new role, Aucoin, who’s currently responsible for portfolio construction, asset allocation and currency management, will also be responsible for economic and financial analysis, global strategy and depositor advisory services. With 10 years of experience at the Caisse, Aucoin has also held the roles of senior vice-president of total portfolio and vice-president of strategy.

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“I’m very pleased that Maxime Aucoin has agreed to add these strategic functions to those already under his responsibility,” said Charles Emond, president and chief executive officer of the Caisse, in a press release. “His strong ability to encourage innovation in his teams, combined with the breadth of his skills and perspective, will enable him to enhance the value added of all activities under his leadership for the benefit of our depositors.”

The Caisse is also appointing David Latour as executive vice-president of risk management, succeeding Claude Bergeron who’ll retire in a few months.

In the new role, Latour’s primary function will be to ensure sound management of the risk related to the organization’s investment strategies and operations. 

Since he first joined the Caisse in 2009, he’s spent more than a decade conducting risk management activities where his duties included responsibility for risk management for the organization’s rates and credit portfolios. Since 2020, he has been managing director of strategy and investments for capital solutions, where he helped develop a portfolio of private financing products.

“Through his experience, which combines risk and investment management across various asset classes in both public and private markets, David Latour has shown an ability to lead risk management at CDPQ,” said Emond, in the release. “I would like to congratulate him on his appointment.” 

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