Governance

Maryse Bertand

Maryse Bertrand

Director

Summary

Ad. E.
Westmount, Quebec
Age 61
Independent
Director since 2015
Corporate Director

 

Ms. Bertrand is an advisor in corporate governance and risk management and
a corporate director. She is a member of the Board of Directors of National Bank
of Canada, PSP Investments, and Gildan Activewear Inc., where she acts as
chair or member of various board committees. She is also the Chair of the board
of directors of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) (Quebec Chapter) and
is Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors of McGill University. From 2016 to 2017,
she was Strategic Advisor and Counsel at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and,
prior to that she was Vice-President, Real Estate Services, Legal Services and
General Counsel at CBC/Radio-Canada, where she also chaired the National
Crisis Management Committee and the board of directors of ARTV, a specialty
channel. Prior to 2009, she was a partner of Davies Ward Philips & Vineberg
LLP, where she specialized in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance,
and served on the firm’s National Management Committee. She was named as
Advocatus emeritus (Ad. E.) in 2007 by the Québec Bar in recognition for her
exceptional contribution to the legal profession. Ms. Bertrand holds a Bachelor’s
degree in Civil Law (B.C.L.) from McGill University and a Master’s degree in
Risk Management from New York University (Stern School of Business).

 

Committee:

  • Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee (Chair)
  • Audit


 

 

As of January 26, 2021