The head of National Bank’s wealth management business is retiring, the firm said in a release on Thursday.
Martin Gagnon, executive vice-president of wealth management, and co-president and co-chief executive officer of National Bank Financial, will retire on April 1, the release said.
“Under Martin’s leadership, our wealth management business experienced significant growth,” Laurent Ferreira, president and CEO of National Bank, said in the release. “During his tenure, which began in 1987, Martin built a solid team, further cementing the franchise as a key growth pillar for the bank.”
Denis Girouard, executive vice-president and co-head of financial markets since 2016, will lead wealth management until a successor is named. Girouard has been with National Bank for 33 years.
Étienne Dubuc, co-head of financial markets since November 2022, will be sole head of financial markets. Dubuc has been with the bank for 25 years.