Pierre Fitzgibbon

Minister of the Economy and Innovation & Minister responsible for Regional Economic Development - Quebec

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) in Montreal and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant in Quebec. Prior to entering politics, Mr. Fitzgibbon was a managing partner at Walter Capital Partners, a private equity firm, from 2015 to 2018.

From 2007 to 2014, Mr. Fitzgibbon served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Innovations, a company that develops, manufactures and markets value-added products for the health and nutrition industry.

From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Fitzgibbon worked for the National Bank Group, where he was, among other things, Vice-Chairman of National Bank Financial, where he was responsible for investment banking and corporate finance. In addition, he was Senior Vice President, Finance, Technology and Corporate Affairs at National Bank of Canada.

Prior to that, Mr. Fitzgibbon also held finance, corporate development and business development positions at Telesystem International Wireless, Chase Capital Partners Hong Kong, Domtar and Peerless Carpet. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in audit and consulting. In recent years, Mr. Fitzgibbon has served on a number of boards of directors, including those of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, WSP, Héroux-Devtek, Transcontinental Group, Cycle Capital Fund, Neptune Technologies, Lumen Technologies, and the Canadian Institute of Technology. Neptune Technologies, Lumenpulse and Arianne Phosphate. A businessman committed to his community, Mr. Fitzgibbon Mr. Fitzgibbon has also been involved in a number of organizations, including, until recently, the Dr. Julien Foundation.

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