Fiera Capital Corp. has appointed the company's CEO and board chairman, Jean-Guy Desjardins, as president.
In his additional role as president, Desjardins will oversee the Canadian, U.S. and European divisions, as well as Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC. He will also oversee human resources, corporate communications and investor relations.
Additionally, the company named John Valentini executive vice president, global CFO and president of the private alternative investments division. It also named François Bourdon global chief investment officer, effective May 31. The two will report to Desjardins.
Valentini will also serve on the company's board and will serve as chairman of Fiera Properties Ltd., Fiera Infrastructure Inc. and Fiera Comox Partners Inc., and will be a member of Fiera Private Lending Inc.'s board.
Bourdon will oversee the firm's investment policies and strategies as well as aspects of risk management, operations and governance across all of Fiera Capital's investment activities in his new role.