Fiera Capital Corp. has named Jean-Philippe Lemay as president and COO of the Canadian division, replacing Sylvain Roy, who is leaving the company to pursue other business opportunities. Lemay will keep his position as chief investment officer.
Jean-Guy Desjardins, chair of the board, president and CEO at Fiera Capital, noted that Lemay’s investment knowledge and experience will be critical to ensuring a smooth transition and continued growth for the company.
“Lemay has gained the trust of his colleagues, and our clients can rely on his commitment to delivering best-in-class financial services," he said.
Lemay has 14 years of industry experience and has been with the Firm since 2010. Prior to his tenure at Fiera Capital, he held the positions of specialist - quantitative research and risk management, along with index manager for global mandates at major Canadian investment management firms.
"Fiera Capital is a growing force and I am confident that I can lead our Canadian division with the same level of excellence. Continuity and stability are important to maintaining our growth, and my leadership will be reflective of these values,” he said.
Fiera Capital has considerable assets in the renewable energy space.