Jean Desgagné

Corporate Director and Advisor

BDO Canada LLP - National


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Executive Summary

Jean is a seasoned C-suite executive and corporate director with expertise in Risk Management, Change and Transformational Leadership, Innovation, Platforms, Technology, Operations, Finance and Data & Analytics with an emphasis on managing for tomorrow — within large multinational financial institutions, exchanges and market infrastructures. Current and past Board Member for regulated financial companies, industry associations, universities and not-for-profit organizations.

He currently sits on several corporate Boards (BDO Canada, CAA Club Group, CAA Insurance, Orion Insurance, Echelon Insurance and 3iQ Digital Holdings). He is an investor, adviser and Board member for several startups.   He is Chair of CPA Ontario and the Province of Ontario Internal Audit Committee | IT Section.  He is an Executive in Residence at the Telfer School of Management.

Jean retired from his corporate role at TMX as President & CEO, Global Solutions, Insights & Analytics Strategies, accountable for the data and analytics, innovation and platform strategies and Trayport businesses of the firm.

His previous roles included President & CEO, Global Enterprise Services, where he was accountable for delivering Risk Management, Technology, Innovation, Operations, Clearing, Transaction and Procurement Services for all of TMX. He was President & CEO of the Canadian Depository for Securities, leading this systemically important clearing house and the $1T in transactions cleared daily. He led the oversight of trading risk at TD Bank as Senior Vice President, Trading Risk Services. He also held increasingly senior positions at leading firms, including Bank of Montreal, Union Bank of Switzerland (Canada) and Price Waterhouse, in risk management, treasury operations, technology, trading support and management consulting.

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