Denis Berthiaume - Biography

Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Desjardins Group

Denis Berthiaume has been Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Desjardins Group since June 2016. He oversees Desjardins Group operations, manages performance and implements key strategic directions established by the Desjardins Group President and CEO and the Board of Directors.

The 9 Desjardins executive divisions, the Office of the Ombudsman, the Secretary General and Vice-President for Social Responsibility, Desjardins Foundation, Corporate Affairs and Développement international Desjardins all report to Mr. Berthiaume.

Mr. Berthiaume has been with Desjardins Group for more than 18 years. He was appointed to the Management Committee as Senior Vice-President of Wealth Management and Life and Health Insurance in 2010. Under his leadership, the business sector has achieved excellent results which have contributed significantly to Desjardins Group's strong performance.

In a career spanning more than 30 years, Mr. Berthiaume has held a number of strategic roles that have enabled him to acquire experience in nearly every aspect of life and health insurance and specialized savings products. He has a degree in Actuarial Science from Université Laval and is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FICA) and of the Society of Actuaries (FSA).