Designation(s): ICD.D, GCB.D
Pierre Matuszewski, ICD.D was appointed to EDC’s board of directors in June 2018 and to FinDev Canada’s board of directors in April 2021. With over 40 years of experience in the Canadian financial services industry, primarily as an investment banker, Mr. Matuszewski has held various roles since 1997 with Société Générale (Canada), a schedule II Canadian chartered bank part of Société Générale, an international bank headquartered in Paris. He was also the first Canadian to lead the Canadian operations of Société Générale when he took over as President and CEO in 2009, a position he held until 2018. He has been a director of a number of profit and non-profit organizations including Arion Orchestra Baroque, Société Générale (Canada) and New Look Vision Group, a publicly-listed company. He is currently also a director of The Canadian Investor Protection Fund, EDC as well as being a Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors of McGill University. Mr. Matuszewski holds several professional coaching and leadership certificates from institutes and universities. He is part of FEI (Canada) and a former captain in the Canadian Armed Forces (reserve). He has his own executive coaching practice. In 2021 he was elected Councillor of the Village of Senneville, a community on the outskirts of Montreal. In 2022, he completed the ESG designation program from Competent Boards.