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Guy Cormier    

President & CEO of the Desjardins Group

Guy Cormier has been president and chief executive of Desjardins Group since April 2016. Mr. Cormier is a graduate of HEC Montréal, where he earned both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA. He also taught finance courses there for nearly 8 years. Mr. Cormier has been with Desjardins since 1992 and served as general manager of several caisses before joining the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec in 2009 as vice-president of Cooperative Network Finance. He became a member of the Desjardins Group Management Committee in 2012, serving first as executive vice-president of the Cooperative Network and, starting in 2013, as executive vice-president of the Cooperative Network and Personal Services.

Mr. Cormier has always been a strong advocate for using bold, innovative measures and solutions to improve the member/client experience. Under his leadership, AccèsD services obtained their 11th Customer Operations Performance Center (COPC) certification, making Desjardins the only financial institution in the world to hold this certification for such a long time. He also oversaw the creation of new service centres using cutting-edge technology and innovation, which garnered several international prizes for Desjardins.

Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest cooperative financial group in the world, with assets close to $260 billion. The organization is one of the 20 largest employers in Canada, counting on the efforts and dedication of its 47,000 employees and 4,600 elected officers. Drawing on the strength of its caisse network in Quebec and Ontario, and its subsidiaries across Canada, Desjardins Group offers a full range of financial products and services to its millions of members and clients.

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Desjardins 'Open for Business' on Deals Beyond Quebec, CEO Says

Guy Cormier. Photographer: Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg. “We're open for business, open to increase our revenues and focus on these three targets," Cormier, ...

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