Montreal-based Power Financial Corp. (TSX: PWF) Monday announce that Claude Généreux will join its senior leadership team as executive vice president, effective March 2.

Généreux is a senior director of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. He has held various leadership positions during his 28 years with McKinsey, and focused on serving leading global companies in the financial services, energy and resources sectors. He has been posted in the Montreal, Paris, Toronto and Stockholm offices of McKinsey.

Généreux graduated from McGill University and Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

Généreux will also join Power Corp. of Canada as executive vice president.

Power Financial Corporation is a diversified management and holding company that with interests the financial services sector in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.