Di-Thai Hua - Biography

Executive Vice-President, Operations

As the Executive Vice-President of Operations and a member of the Desjardins Group Management Committee, Di-Thai Hua is responsible for cross-sector operations, procurement and Desjardins real estate services.

Di-Thai Hua is committed to member and client service. Since joining Canada's leading cooperative financial group in 2009, he's made it his mission to give members and clients the best possible experience. Hua stands out for the energy he brings to his work, his vision and his focus on execution. He's made his mark on different teams in the organization, including the Accès Desjardins Division, where he oversaw the strategic evolution of the division's client relations centres while maintaining a focus on accessibility for the members and clients they serve. He worked in the Desjardins caisse network at Caisse de Granby-Haute-Yamaska, where he was an assistant general manager for several years, working on the caisse's transformation and contributing to excellent results that exceeded forecasts. He also spent time in the Procurement and Administrative Services Division, where he was a very effective representative for Desjardins with suppliers and partners.

Di-Thai Hua holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Université de Sherbrooke and held various management posts at several world-class companies prior to joining Desjardins.

Originally from Vietnam, Di-Thai Hua immigrated to Quebec with his family as a young boy. He's very interested in the fields of education and health, and is committed to diversity, equality and inclusion. Di-Thai Hua is a three-time honorary chair of the Grande Soirée de la Fondation Paul-Gérin Lajoie and previously sat on the board of directors for the Fondation du Cégep de Granby and the Fondation de l'Hôpital Charles-Lemoyne. He's currently a board member for the Fondation Martin-Matte.